May 2014

Daily 5

1. Linda Woolverton's Maleficent premieres to strong reviews, carried by her strong female character played by Angelina Jolie. 2. Women struggle to... Read More »

MAKERS Movie Stars: Shapers of TV and Film

MAKERS is so proud of its actresses, like Zooey Deschanel, Marlo Thomas, and Rita Moreno. Zooey Deschanel is both an actress and musician, currently... Read More »

The Daily 5

1. The youngest girl in history (only one month too old to be the youngest person) reaches the top of Mt. Everest. She's 13 and wants to be a role mod... Read More »


Teenage Girls Found Hanging from Mango Trees

In what has seemed to be a week of sexual violence, another group of young girls has been murdered. In India, the bodies of two teenagers, ages 14 an... Read More »

#ThrowBackThursday: Most Powerful MAKERS

In honor of the Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women, we are dedicating this week's #ThrowBackThursday to the 12 MAKERS on the list.   Our 12 MAKERS come... Read More »

See Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women of 2014

Forbes released its World's 100 Most Powerful Women list. Topping the list, were German Chancellor Angela Merkel (No. 1), Federal Reserve chair Janet... Read More »

Daily 5

1. Maya Angelou, artist, mother, friend, sage, and leader, died at age 86. MAKERS shares 12 of her greatest quotes and public figures like Obama, Opr... Read More »


Celebrities Celebrate Maya Angelou

On this very sad day, celebrities express their gratitude for Maya Angelou and the powerful pieces and inspiration she gave to the world.  From Ander... Read More »

Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family

A 25-year-old Pakistani woman was stoned to death today by her father and family for registering to marry a man of whom they did not approve. Three... Read More »

The Daily 5

Here's the top 5 stories in women's news! 1. Pregnant Pakistani woman is stoned to death by her family after marrying a man of whom they did not ap... Read More »

#YesAllWomen but #NotAllMen: Two Shootings and a Social Media Movement

After two shootings aimed at women in one weekend, the country has responded with a social media movement around women's issues. The hashtag #YesAllW... Read More »

A MAKER You Should Know: Angela Salinas

For Memorial Day, our MAKER You Should Know this week is Angela Salinas. Salinas is a retired Major General of the US Marine Corps and a role model f... Read More »

The Daily 5

Here's your daily 5! Top women's news from the MAKERS team. 1. Iranian actress may receive public flogging after a public kiss on the cheek at Cann... Read More »


The Daily 5

Here's your daily 5! 1. Abortion legislation in the South is changing fast and not for the better for southern women. 2. New report shows that wom... Read More »


#ThrowbackThursday: Pat Foote, Retired Army General

As Memorial Day approaches, we're dedicating this #ThrowbackThursday to our MAKER Pat Foote, who is a retired United States Army general. A groundbrea... Read More »

The Daily 5

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The Women of Cannes 2014

Since its start last Wednesday, we've seen the designer dresses and classy couples in attendance at the Cannes Film Festival. But the event also has... Read More »

Hennas Bring Beauty to Women's Hair Loss

In an inspiring effort to handle hair loss, women wear regal crowns to move passed their pain and feel empowered. Henna Heals, a Canadian non-profit,... Read More »

The Daily 5

"Macho is out, transparent communication is in." Here's your Daily 5! 1. Study shows that "feminine" methods of communication are the way of the... Read More »

The Daily 5

1. Alumni begin to withhold fundraising efforts to demand college action on rape crisis. 2. Who's ready to brave the cold?! Minnesota passed a w... Read More »


10 Things You Never Knew about Nora

Happy birthday to the legendary writer/director Nora Ephron!  Today, we celebrate her life and the inspirational work she left behind. Her wit and... Read More »


The Daily 5 - Letting your hair down, The ForbesWoman Summit, and How to Get Away with Murder

1. Thousands of Iranian women remove hijabs and use Facebook to "let their hair down." With Facebook illegal in Iran, these women are using social med... Read More »


The Amazing Career of Barbara Walters

As The View tries to recover from losing its star, we look back at the incredible career of Barbara Walters. In exclusive interviews, Barbara shares... Read More »

NYT firing Jill Abramson raises the question (again) about Equal pay

Jill Abramson, the first female executive editor of The New York Times, was abruptly ousted from her job this week and speculation on the dismissal is... Read More »

The Daily Five

In the Daily Five, we provide you with five top women's news stories from the last 24 hours that are circulating the headlines or raising eyebrows. Ta... Read More »