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The music from The MAKERS Conference

The MAKERS Conference may be over, but the experience has stayed with us. You can revisit what the speakers brought to the stage in our live blog, but we thought it'd also be n... Read More

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20 Memorable quotes from The MAKERS Conference

A lot of powerful words were spoken at The MAKERS Conference by the incredible thought-leaders who presented over the course of its three days. Here's a selection of 20 memorab... Read More

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25 Memorable photos from The MAKERS Conference

It has been one incredible week. Click on the gallery above to see some of the most memorable moments at The MAKERS Conference. Read More

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Helping to set the agenda: Photo highlights of The MAKERS Conference speakers

It was an action-packed day here at The MAKERS Conference. We've heard from an incredible lineup of speakers so far. Click on the gallery above to see who joined us today. W... Read More

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Gabrielle Giffords: Resilience in the face of violence

Former US Representative Gabrielle Giffords became known for her resilience in the face of violence after a shooting at a local event that left six dead and Giffords with severe br... Read More

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Mae Jemison, Cady Coleman and Maria Klawe: How to get more women in STEM

"The technical women stand out as some of the most undertold stories," begins Google's Megan Smith before sitting down with three of those techincal women: astronauts... Read More

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Gwynne Shotwell: The importance of science, tech, engineering and math

Gwynne Shotwell described herself as having been a "clueless" teen who didn’t realize the importance of STEM (science, tech, engineering and math) right away. She r... Read More

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Megan Smith: Why we need women in STE[A]M

"Kids need to understand how to not just be consumers of this technology, but to be MAKERS." Megan Smith told The MAKERS Conferene that she's on a mission to tell th... Read More

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Maria Eitel: The Girl Declaration

"All of us in this room had really big dreams as a girl, and it's now our turn to give each of those girls living in poverty a chance to live her dream." Maria Eitel... Read More

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Play like a girl with football star Sam Gordon

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association highlighted Sam Gordon--a girl who plays football against the boys--as one of their Faces of Fearless in this incredible video: You may h... Read More

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Harvard students Michael Poku and Tara Hagan discuss gender equality

Harvard Business School students Tara Hagan and Michael Poku sat down with Kara Swisher to discuss Harvard's new Manbassador program and how it's changed the culture of the... Read More

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Robin Ely: Harvard Business School's Manbassadors

As the Senior Associate Dean for Culture and Community at Harvard Business School, Robin Ely is leading a culture change initiative to ensure that all members of the HBS community ... Read More

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Anne Fulenwider interviews comedian Chelsea Handler

Anne Fulenwider, Editor in Chief of Marie Claire, sat down to talk to comedian and television host Chelsea Handler at The MAKERS Conference this afternoon. Fulenwider asked Handler... Read More

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Geena Davis: The portrayal of women in media

Academy Award winner Geena Davis has appeared in several roles that became cultural landmarks, including portraying the first female President of the United States in ABC's Com... Read More

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Eric Garcetti: Back to basics

"For all of us, politics isn't about somebody else; it isn't about another place or another time. It is about you, it is about here and it is about now." Los Ang... Read More

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What's tweeting at the MAKERS Conference

Day 2 of The MAKERS Conference is in full swing and we've rounded up a few of our favorite tweets from this morning. To join the conversation, tweet and instagram using the has... Read More

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Phil Donahue interviews Orlando police chief Val Demings

Television host Phil Donahue and Orlando police chief Val Demings sat down at The MAKERS Conference to discuss Demings' story. As the first woman to serve as the Chief for the ... Read More

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Val Demings: The first woman police chief

As a little girl, Val Demings never wanted to be a princess. Instead she had dreams of being a lawyer or an astronaut. Demings grew up in rural Florida, the youngest of seven child... Read More

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Wendy Clark: Lift as you climb

When Wendy Clark was a child, she moved with her family from England to Florida. The shift to unfamiliar terrain had an unexpected effect on Wendy; she gained a sense of fearlessne... Read More

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Linda Alvarado: Building towards gender equality

Armed with her mother’s philosophy of empieza pequeño, pero piensa muy grande (“start small, but think big”), Linda Alvarado began her career as a laborer ... Read More

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