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These Iconic Landmarks in New York City Are Built Or Designed By Women

Often times when people pa iconic buildings, monuments, or landmarks, they see the name of the man or men who built them, even if they only played a... Read More »

NYC Is the First to Hire an Equity Coordinator; Here's Why Your City Needs One

New York City hired a gender equity coordinator to ensure that the public school programs and curriculums are equal. New York City will be the first c... Read More »

Rent the Runway Opens Its First Flagship Store in New York City

When MAKER Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Flei founded Rent the Runway (RTR) in 2009, there was no shopping experience like it. To this day, no fashion... Read More »

Two Designers Recreated the New York City Subway Map to Make a "City of Women"

"Walking down the city streets, young women get hara ed in ways that tell them that this is not their world, their city, their street... He's someone;... Read More »

This Women Transformed an NYC Apartment Rooftop Into a Commercial Farm

New York City's urban farming developments continue to sprout up all over the city, but this woman is taking the normally small-scale sustainable proj... Read More »

New York City Just Made Free Tampons and Pads Available in Prisons, Schools, and Shelters

Pads and tampons just became a lot more acce ible in New York City. Thanks to the work of city councilwoman Juli a Ferreras-Copeland, pads and tampons... Read More »

Local Nuns Tailgate Pope Francis Event

By Kia Makarechi There were no keg stands or bouts of beer pong, but groups of nuns tailgating┬áPope Francis's┬áma at Catholic University made the even... Read More »

Join New York's Parade of Champions with #MAKERSusa

The Parade of Champions is scheduled to get underway in New York City Friday in celebration of the U.S. women's national team's victory in the Women's... Read More »

This Day in History: The Triangle Factory Fire Killed 123 Women and Girls

One hundred and four years ago today, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City caught fire. The incident has gone down in history as one of th... Read More »