Get to Know 2015's Women of MAKERS

From the youngest self-made billionaire, to an award-winning film director, to President Barack Obama's senior advisor, MAKERS has captured the stories of extraordinary women in 2015. 

Take a look back at the inspiring stories from these trailblazing women in the video above.

1. Wenda Harris Millard, President and COO, MediaLink

2. Chely Wright, Country Musician and Gay Rights Activist

3. Arlene Dickinson, CEO, Venture Communications

4. Lalita Malhorta, Obstetrician, Health Advocate

5. Yael Cohen, Co-Founder, Fuck Cancer

6. Melinda Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

7. Jane Fonda, Actress, Author, and Fitness Icon

8. Annie Clark, Musician, "St. Vincent"

9. Katherine Switzer, First Woman to Enter the Boston Marathon

10. Glenn Close, Actor

11. Donna Shalala, President and CEO, The Clinton Foundation

12. Brenda Butterworth-Carr, Commanding Officer, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

13. Julie Payette, Astronaut, VP, Canada Lands Company and COO, Montreal Science Centre

14. Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO,

15. Maria Bartiromo, Groundbreaking Business News Journalist

16. Samantha Bee & Jessica Williams, Writers, Correspondents, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"

17. Ava DuVernay, Filmmaker

18. Cady Coleman, Astronaut

19. Jane Wurwand, Founder, Dermalogica

20. Hayley Wichkenheiser, Olympic Gold Medalist, Women's Hockey

21. Sarah McLachlan, Musician

22. Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama

23. Elizabeth Holmes, Chairman, CEO and Founder, Theranos

24. Sarah Jessica Parker, Actor

25. Fran Lebowitz, Cultural Satirist

26. Andra Rush, President and Founder, Rush Trucking

27. Roberta Jameison, Indigenous Activist

28. Gina Bennett, CIA Counterterrorism Analyst

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