The Best Quotes From The 2016 MAKERS Conference
Feb 9, 2016
MAKERS came to life last week.
The 2016 MAKERS Conference, held at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., joined together some of the world's most impactful leaders for a genuine dialogue about some of today's most hot-button women's issues. From ensuring diversity in the workforce, to understanding the fluidity of gender, to harnessing the impact of social media and leveling the playing field for women overall, the conference stage was illuminated with insight, wisdom, and inspiration.
We've rounded up some of the best quotes from The 2016 MAKERS Conference below in hopes that these words will further the conversation on the future leaders of tomorrow.
"The revolution doesn't happen without showing up for ourselves." —America Ferrera with Gloria Steinem
"Progress over the last 20 years has been nothing short of stunning." —Joanna Barsh
"All of the important decisions about your career will be made when you are not in the room." —Carla Harris
"Because there is this change that is taking place." —Ai-jen Poo
"Your ideas and the things that you do are dumb and stupid and make no sense — until you start getting recognized and making money. Then you're a genius." —GloZell Green with Bethany Mota and Kara Swisher
"What I do believe is that every woman and little girl should know that no dream is off limits." —Regina Wilson
"It’s ok to ask for more. You don’t get what you deserve, you get what you ask for." —Tiffany Dufu with Shelley Zalis, Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, and Willow Bay
"I mean this is it — this is the future." —Joanna Hoffman with Megan Smith
"This is about deeds not words. This is the hour of women." —Rosie Rios
"What do they make at MAKERS? They make progress." —Dina Habib Powell with Pattie Sellers and Tina Tchen
"Investing in girls and women delivers economic return." —Saundra Pelletier