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MAKERS at London's Ad Week

MAKERS at London's Ad Week

//Tune in LIVE to watch some of the U.K.'s most powerful women take the stage on Monday, March 20, at 12:15pm EST// Join AOL with Karen Blackett, Rut... Read More »

Alesha Dixon Designs for Good

Alesha Dixon Designs for Good

Alesha Dixon shot to fame as a member of Mis-Teeq, an all-woman R&B/Garage group which scored hits like “All I Want", "Why?” and “One Night Stand”. No... Read More »

9 Online Resources To Get Girls And Women Into STEM

9 Online Resources To Get Girls And Women Into STEM

Ada Lovelace was a mathematician and is known as the foremother of computing, and earlier this week, her works and lives were commemorated by Ada Love... Read More »

Forced Marriage, A Reality For So Many Girls Across The Globe

Forced Marriage, A Reality For So Many Girls Across The Globe

“I feel really blessed that I am having a baby. But I am a child raising a child,” Sahar* is 14, and lives in Lebanon. At 13, she was forced to marry... Read More »

The Best British Actresses of All Time

The Best British Actresses of All Time

We'll never forget our favorite film — or the leading lady who starred in it.  British actresses in particular are in a league of their own: they fla... Read More »

Here’s How A Women’s Magazine Might Be Saving Lives

Here’s How A Women’s Magazine Might Be Saving Lives

Five years on from the closure of the News of the World, its legacy is chiefly of widespread phone-hacking. The anniversary - on 10th July - of its fi... Read More »

The Fascinating Story Behind The Ladies Bridge

The Fascinating Story Behind The Ladies Bridge

Few people are aware that Waterloo Bridge, one of the most walked upon bridges in London, was built by a predominantly female workforce. The iconic,... Read More »

Everyday MAKERS: Who Inspires You?

Everyday MAKERS: Who Inspires You?

Anyone can be a role model, and often, it's the people in our everyday lives who inspire us and shape us like no one else can. Think of the mum battl... Read More »

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Alicia Keys

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys grew up with a working mother, a paralegal, who “worked hard … worked long” and who gave her daughter the indefatigable work ethic which,... Read More »

Inside London's Feminist Library, Which Faces Eviction

Inside London's Feminist Library, Which Faces Eviction

London’s Feminist Library is teeming with feminist literature, radical pamphlets, academic texts on womanhood and also faces eviction from its premise... Read More »

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