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Meet the Good Housekeeping 2017 Awesome Women Awards Honorees

MAKERS Women teamed up with Good Housekeeping and guest editor Melinda Gates in celebration of their 2017 Awesome Women Awards -- an annual campaign honoring 15 of the fiercest female trailblazers today, including our Founder and Executive Producer, Dyllan... Read More »

How To Be Your Best Self: Meet The Women Behind The App That Boosts Happiness

Stuck with a day that's grey and lonely? Shine has got you covered. Shine was founded by friends Marah Lidey and Naomi Hirabayashi in 2015, when the duo decided on a simple goal and motto for the wellness start-up: To work on "big, impactful things toget... Read More »

Words to Live By at Work from 3 Wonder Woman CEOs

Not all superheroes wear capes! Scroll to get to know 3 Wonder Women CEO's that slay all day... Jennifer Hyman, Co-founder & CEO, Rent the Runway. Hyman founded Rent the Runway in 2008 and in 2016, Rent the Runway passed $100 million in revenue. What... Read More »

The Fitness Guru Who Knows A Thing Or Two About Body Positivity

There's a lot to like about badass health and fitness goddess Christmas Abbott. Speaking of likes, her Instagram page aptly gets a psychotic onslaught of them—after all, she boasts 400K+ followers. And what's not to like? (Answer: nothing.) The proof is in... Read More »

The Real Wonder Woman: Meet the Director Who Is Breaking Box Office Records

Female heroes are moving from the big screen, to behind the camera, as Patty Jenkins, director of Wonder Woman, breaks box office record for the film's opening weekend. Wonder Woman premiered in theaters Friday, June 2 and has already earned $100.5 millio... Read More »

Remember These 5 History-Making Women This Memorial Day

Throughout American history, it's no secret that women have been denied the same rights as men - including serving for our country. "Trailblazers" are not just women that are part of today's Women's Movement. This title began with the brave women who paved... Read More »

John Legend Proves Love Has No Borders in New "Surefire" Music Video

John Legend is using his latest music video, for the track "Surefire" from Darkness and Light, to prove that true love knows no borders -- either physical or cultural. The video, directed by Cole Wiley, tells the story of a couple: Roberto, who is Mexican... Read More »

Gloria Steinem: It's 'Ridiculous' to Say That Someone Is 'Pro-Abortion'

Gloria Steinem has spent decades fighting for reproductive freedom, but as she recently told the Associated Press, she does not think it's fair to label her "pro-abortion"—as many antichoice activists have done. On Tuesday Steinem spoke at Planned Paren... Read More »

10 Favorite Quotes from Television’s Leading Ladies: MAKERS Hits The Red Carpet

Star-studded with some of the most influential women in comedy, drama, sports television, and broadcast news, MAKERS took to the red carpet at the Paley Center's Spring Gala honoring Women in Television on Wednesday, May 17th, 2017. The Paley Center f... Read More »

Hillary Clinton Introduces New Political Group Opposing New Administration

Hillary Clinton just formed a new political group opposing the Donald Trump presidency. Named Onward Together, the group will seek to raise funds and organize support for potential candidates equip progressive-based plans to run and win in local office el... Read More »