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Day One

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Journalist Gloria Steinem and actor Octavia Spencer speak onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Actors Zosia Mamet, Debra Messing and Kathy Najimy attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Director, The United State of Women Taylor Barnes (R) attends the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Journalist Gloria Steinem, Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee, Vice President and Creative Director at AOL, Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro, Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Ella Bell, Octavia Spencer and Executive Vice President and President of Product Innovation and New Businesses, Verizon Marni Walden attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Journalist Gloria Steinem and actor Octavia Spencer speak onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Journalist Gloria Steinem speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  (L-R) Journalist Gloria Steinem, Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Ella Bell, and actor Octavia Spencer speak onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Senior Producer, MAKERS Nancy Armstrong speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Designer Diane Von Furstenberg, Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee and The 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Entrepreneur, & Engineer Megan Smith attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Caylie Lopez and Maya Lopez attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: CEO, The Female Quotient & Creator, The Girls’ Lounge Shelley Zalis , Senior Producer, MAKERS Nancy Armstrong and guest attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Founder and CEO of ID PR Kelly Bush Novak and Writer/producer Jill Soloway (R) attends the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Vice President, Organizational Development, Human Resources Executive, Talent & Leadership Coach and Speaker at AOL Allison Allen speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Maria L. Pepe speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Actor Zosia Mamet, journalist Gloria Steinem, actors Kathy Najimy, Octavia Spencer, Debra Messing and Rosie Perez attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  (L-R) Vice President and Creative Director at AOL, Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro, journalist Gloria Steinem, Octavia Spencer and Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: (L-R) Vice President and Creative Director at AOL, Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro, journalist Gloria Steinem, Octavia Spencer and Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Judaline Cassidy attends the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Vice President and Creative Director at AOL, Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro and Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee speak onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Vice President and Creative Director at AOL, Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  (L-R) Actor Debra Messing, Vice President Creative Director at AOL, Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro, actors Rosie Perez, Kathy Najimy, Zosia Mamet and Founder and Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Professor of Business Administration, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Ella Bell attends the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Journalist Gloria Steinem and actor Octavia Spencer speak onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Actor Rosie Perez speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06:  Actor Zosia Mamet speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Actor Kathy Najimy speaks onstage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 06: Journalist Gloria Steinem and actor Kathy Najimy attend the 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 1 at Terranea Resort on February 6, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)

Day Two

Activist Gloria Steinem, founder of Ms. Magazine, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Dyllan McGee, founder and executive producer of MAKERS, center, speaks while Sammi Leibovitz, creative director of MAKERS, right, listens during a Bloomberg Television interview at The MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Sammi Leibovitz, creative director of MAKERS, smiles during a Bloomberg Television interview at The MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Dyllan McGee, founder and executive producer of MAKERS, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at The MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Eva Longoria speaks on stage at The 2017 MAKERS Conference at Terranea Resort and Spa on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Agent Christy Haubegger and actor/producer Eva Longoria speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Actor/producer Eva Longoria attends The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Editor-In-Chief, The Huffington Post Lydia Polgreen speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Cecile Richards speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
Allie Kline, chief marketing officer of AOL Inc., smiles during a Bloomberg Television interview at the 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
Wenda Harris Millard, chief executive officer of Media Link LLC, listens during a Bloomberg Television interview at the 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Lilly Singh speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Designer Diane von Furstenberg speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Business leader, activist and entrepreneur Sarah Robb O’Hagan speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc. Tim Armstrong and former WNBA Tamika Catchings speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc. Tim Armstrong, The Splash Sisters Caylie Lopez and Maya Lopez and former WNBA player Tamika Catchings speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg speaks on stage at The 2017 MAKERS Conference at Terranea Resort and Spa on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Union Plumber, Local One NYC & Advisory Committee Member, Women's Building NYC Judaline Cassidy speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
Megan Smith, U.S. chief technology officer, left, hugs Priscilla Chan, co-founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC, on stage during the 2017 MAKERS Conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. MAKERS partners with companies and organizations to celebrate and acknowledge their female employees and connect them to a larger network. The conference tackles issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Journalist Gloria Steinem, actors Debra Messing and Cynthia Erivo attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: President & Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense Fund Sherrilyn Ifill speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  (L-R) U.S. Best-Selling Author, Speaker, & Activist Luvvie Ajayi, gymnast Gabby Douglas and Champion Fencer & Activist Ibtihaj Muhammad speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07:  Associate Professor of English and Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania & Co-Founder, A Long Walk Home, Inc. Salamishah Tillet attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: (L-R) Angela Sun, journalist Gloria Steinem and The 3rd U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Entrepreneur, & Engineer Megan Smith attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Founder & Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee journalist Gloria Steinem and Vice President & Creative Director, MAKERS Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)

Day Three

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Astronaut Leland Melvin and NFL player Russell Wilson attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Chief Executive Officer, BBDO Andrew Robertson speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 2 at Terranea Resort on February 7, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Astronaut Leland Melvin and NFL player Russell Wilson attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Founder & CEO, Friends At Work Ty Stiklorius, astronaut Leland Melvin and NFL player Russell Wilson speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  Singer Ciara attends The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  (L-R) Founder & CEO, Friends At Work Ty Stiklorius, astronaut Leland Melvin and NFL player Russell Wilson speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Actor Bellamy Young and Best-Selling Author, Speaker, & Activist Luvvie Ajayi attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  (L-R) Vice President & Creative Director, MAKERS Samantha Leibovitz DeChiaro, astronaut Cady Coleman, Founder & CEO, Friends At Work Ty Stiklorius, astronaut Leland Melvin, NFL player Russell Wilson, singer Ciara, Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc. Tim Armstrong, Senior Producer, MAKERS Nancy Armstrong and Founder & Executive Producer, MAKERS Dyllan McGee attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Astronauts Melvin Leland and Cady Coleman attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  VP, National Community Alliances, Teach For America Brittany Packnett and actor Bellamy Young speak The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
Actor Bellamy Young, Director, The United State of Women Taylor Barnes, Human Right Journalist, Entrepreneur, & Candidate for US Congress Wendy Carillo and VP, National Community Alliances, Teach For America Brittany N. Packnett attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Director, The United State of Women Taylor Barnes speaks onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: VP, National Community Alliances, Teach For America Brittany Packnett, actor Bellamy Young and Human Right Journalist, Entrepreneur, & Candidate for US Congress Wendy Carillo speak onstage during The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: (L-R) Astronaut Leland Melvin, NFL player Russell Wilson, singer Ciara, Chief Executive Officer, AOL Inc. Tim Armstrong and Senior Producer, MAKERS Nancy Armstrong attend The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA - FEBRUARY 08:  Astronaut Leland Melvin attends The 2017 MAKERS Conference Day 3 at Terranea Resort on February 8, 2017 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for AOL)