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Here's Why MAKERS Ava DuVernay, John Legend, Melinda Gates, and More Topped TIME's 100 Most Influential People List

Several MAKERS have topped yet another list of global influencers. This year's TIME 100 list includes more than just people who seem like they would m... Read More »

These MAKERS Made Fortune's 2017 World's Greatest Leaders List

Featuring men and women of all backgrounds, MAKERS Samantha Bee, Ava DuVernay, Melinda Gates, and more topped Fortune's World's Greatest Leaders list... Read More »

Ava DuVernay Wraps "A Wrinkle In Time" With Sweet Messages Featuring Exclusive Photos to Cast and Crew

After a long streak of time in New Zealand, filming for Ava DuVernay's "A Wrinkle In Time" has officially wrapped, according to the director's tweets.... Read More »

This Compilation of Letters to FLOTUS Reveals "The Meaning of Michelle"

Though the Obamas' time in the White House is coming to a close, their supporters will continue to remember them long after their candidacy is over. A... Read More »

Ava DuVernay Shares Her Advice for Women to Break Glass Ceilings: "Focus on Your Work"

Ava DuVernay is a woman who's used to being first. The first African American woman director to have a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar (2014's... Read More »

MAKER Ava DuVernay and Other Groundbreakers Honored at Annual ELLE Women in Hollywood Event

Every year at ELLE's Women in Hollywood event, dozens of the industry's "female insiders who are creating... change" are celebrated. From actre es, di... Read More »

MAKER Ava DuVernay Tells Variety Why It's Important Girls See Themselves in Books and Movies

Eleven-year-old Marley Dias loves books, but last year, she became frustrated with what she was reading for school. "I didn't see any black girls in t... Read More »

Ava DuVernay's "The 13th" Is First Non-Fiction Film to Open New York Film Festival in More Than 50 Years

For the first time in more than 50 years, a non-fiction film opened the New York Film Festival. The film's topic? The immense incarceration rate in th... Read More »

Executive Producers Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey Honor Diversity in New TV Series

Over the course of their careers, Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey have proven themselves as talented and powerful women in the entertainment industry.... Read More »

Ava DuVernay Is First Black Female Director to Helm a $100 Million Film

Just one of many ways Disney is proving it's serious about highlighting diversity. Ava DuVernay's first project with Disney is already breaking record... Read More »

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