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Her Story Shows Why Women Have to Run, Whether or Not They Win

Her Story Shows Why Women Have to Run, Whether or Not They Win

Geraldine Ferraro finished high school at 16, won a scholarship to college, then took a job teaching second grade in New York, attending Fordham Law S... Read More »

MAKERS Interviews Leaders at The White House Summit on Working Families

MAKERS Interviews Leaders at The White House Summit on Working Families

In past recent weeks, MAKERS has worked with the White House to bring awareness to the top issues discussed at the White House Summit on Working Famil... Read More »

#ThrowBackThursday: Most Powerful MAKERS

#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 »

Celebrities Celebrate Maya Angelou

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 Anders... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Nancy Pelosi Becomes First Female Speaker of the House

MAKING HISTORY: Nancy Pelosi Becomes First Female Speaker of the House

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

House Passes a Renewed & Expanded Violence Against Women Act

House Passes a Renewed & Expanded Violence Against Women Act

In 1994, the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into federal law by President Bill Clinton. It was a landmark bill that MAKER Esta Soler hea... Read More »

Nancy Pelosi, Dolores Huerta, Muriel Siebert, and Karen Nussbaum join MAKERS

Nancy Pelosi, Dolores Huerta, Muriel Siebert, and Karen Nussbaum join MAKERS

Four new groundbreaking women joined our MAKERS community—two of whom achieved firsts in their fields and two of whom founded trailblazing organizatio... Read More »