On This Day

5 MAKERS Share Stories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy is a powerful and far-reaching one, extending way beyond his short life. His leadership moved a generation to do... Read More »

7 Things You Should Know About Nellie Bly

If you happened to miss Tuesday's Google Doodle celebrating Nellie Bly's birthday, we've got you covered.  Known in history as a trailblazing fema... Read More »

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks! Beverly Guy-Sheftall Shares What You May Not Know About Her

Born on this day in 1913, Rosa Parks was on her way home from work when she took a seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. When the bus driver asked the... Read More »

One Stowaway and the History of Women in War

As June 6 is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, MAKERS takes this opportunity to honor the daring women who fought to serve their country and pursue caree... Read More »

This Is What 80 Looks Like: Gloria Steinem Through the Years

Happy 80th birthday, Gloria Steinem! She's been the public conscience on issues of equality and social justice, but today is all about celebrating Gl... Read More »

My #MAKERShero: Gloria Steinem

(Left to right: Amy Richards, Sheryl Sandberg, Dyllan McGee and Gloria Steinem) How on earth did Gloria Steinem get to be 80 years old? As a kid my m... Read More »

A Very Special 80th Birthday Video to Gloria Steinem

Along her journey, Gloria Steinem has been a controversial, good-humored, and inescapable public conscience on issues of equality and social justice,... Read More »

Happy 80th Birthday, Gloria Steinem!

There's no simple way to celebrate an icon like Gloria Steinem. For many of us, Gloria is the leader who embodies feminism, who pushed the women's mo... Read More »

21 Gloria Steinem Quotes

On March 25, 2014, Gloria Steinem, the groundbreaking writer, lecturer, editor and activist, who's been looked to as the popular face of the women's... Read More »

MAKERS Celebrates Nora Ephron with 5 Quotes

Writer and director Nora Ephron was a true multimedia force who influenced countless people with her wonderful wit and big-hearted storytelling. As h... Read More »

Happy Mother's Day! 10 Quotes From MAKERS On Their Mothers

Happy Mother's Day! MAKERS is happy to take this opportunity to honor what it means to be a mother and the impact mothers and motherhood have on the i... Read More »

On This Day In Women's History: May 10th

As Gloria Steinem said, "Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." MAKERS wants to fill in that gap... Read More »

On This Day In Women's History: May 7th

As Gloria Steinem said, "Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." MAKERS wants to fill in that gap... Read More »

On This Day In Women's History: May 3rd

As Gloria Steinem said, "Women have always been an equal part of the past. We just haven't been a part of history." MAKERS wants to fill in that gap... Read More »

50 Years: The Legacy of The Feminine Mystique

Did you know The Feminine Mystique turns 50 tomorrow? On Feb. 19, 1963, Betty Friedan's game-changing book, The Feminine Mystique, was published, bri... Read More »

World Cancer Day: MAKERS Eve Ensler, Kris Carr, and Diem Brown's Take On Cancer

World Cancer Day takes place every year on February 4th. Its goal is to unite together the entire world in the fight against the global cancer epidemi... Read More »

Who Was the Attorney Behind Roe v. Wade?

When Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Burger, said "Ms. Weddington, you may proceed whenever you are ready," Sarah Weddington stood to ad... Read More »

On This Day... in 1886, The Statue of Liberty Was Born

Standing strongly and proudly in the New York Harbor, this American woman has been the icon for liberty and freedom since 1886 -- The Statue of Libert... Read More »

Today in History: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Funeral Procession

Today marks the 101st anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire funeral procession. Over 120,000 people marched on April 5th, 1911, in a p... Read More »