Building on the success of the inaugural MAKERS Conference in February 2014, this exclusive experience was livestreamed for the first time to viewers around the globe on Verizon’s go90 platform and here on MAKERS.com.
Participants included award-winning actress and producer America Ferrera, award-winning journalist and co-founder of Stand Up to Cancer Katie Couric, Academy Award Winning actress and Producer Halle Berry with Creative Arts Agency Managing Director Kevin Huvane, Caitlyn Jenner, Treasurer for the U.S. Rosie Rios, Marvel's director of content development and Ms. Marvel co-creator Sana Amanat, comedian and performer Bridget Everett, American soccer player and two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach, students from STEM education not-for-profit Black Girls Code and FDNY firefighter Regina Wilson.
Returning participants included activist and author Gloria Steinem, Facebook and Lean In’s Sheryl Sandberg, U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith and returning conference emcee, Re/Code's Kara Swisher.
MAKERS@ is MAKERS opportunity to partner with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their game-changing female employees and connect them to the larger MAKERS network. MAKERS@ is for the organization that believes its people are its strongest asset, that invests in innovative, groundbreaking female leaders, that knows that empowering women will empower the world, and that dares to lead and refuses to follow.