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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 »

These MAKERS Were Named Some of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2016

The real question is: What exactly would a list of leading global celebrities be without at least a handful of MAKERS on it? Incomplete. Thankfully, F... Read More »

Here's How MAKERS Madeleine Albright, Melinda Gates, and Kirsten Gillibrand Govern Like Feminists

While feminism has been a widespread movement for much of the United States' history, the movement seems (now more than ever) to be growing stronger a... Read More »

Melinda Gates Is On a Mission to Bring More Women Into the Tech Industry

After decades in the technology industry, MAKER Melinda Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has decided to go after an... Read More »

Melinda Gates On How to Volunteer When You're Not a Billionaire

By Elizabeth Siegel Yes, we should be organizing pledge drives for A Walk to Save the Endangered Species of Indigenous Communities of Southern Clevela... Read More »

Melinda Gates: "Think About the World and How You Can Effect Change"

By Cindi Leive In 2013, Glamour honored philanthropist Melinda Gates as a Woman of the Year for her efforts to eradicate the world's biggest problems... Read More »

Why I Love Women Who Walk the Walk

By Cindi Leive The idea of female empowerment is everywhere in 2015. Pop stars sing about it, late-night hosts swear their devotion to it, ads selling... Read More »

You'll Never Believe Who Fortune Magazine Named the World's Greatest Female Leader

By Danica Lo It's 2015 and it's a point of pride to be able to say that women's representation in local and national governments is on the uptick and... Read More »

Melinda Gates Talks #NoCeilings, Her Relationship with Bill, and Her Life's Mission at AOL BUILD

On Tuesday, Melinda Gates joined MAKERS executive producer Dyllan McGee for the AOL Build series to talk about her work empowering women and girls and... Read More »