Officially launched in April 2017, MAKERS Men is a new video series from MAKERS that profiles the incredible men who are helping women to advance in society — men who speak out, who fight for what's fair, and who work for a more equitable world. Get to know some of our leading MAKERS Men below, and stay tuned as we premiere a new video each week this month.


Common, Award Winning Artist, Actor & Producer
There’s something about Common. Many know him as the Grammy and Academy Award-winning hip hop artist, poet, actor, and film producer. He’s all of those things, but, largely thanks to the love and support of his mother, who he considers his &ldq... More »

Geno Auriemma

UConn Women's Basketball Coach
Since 1985, Geno Auriemma has led the University of Connecticut’s women's basketball team in 43 regular seasons and tournament titles, has advanced the team to 17 Final Fours, posted six perfect seasons and won 11 national championships. He has served... More »

Phil Donahue

Pioneering Television Talk Show Host
In 1967, Phil Donahue changed the face of daytime television, pioneering the audience-participation talk format as the host of the Donahue show, a 29-year run which stands as the longest of its kind in U.S. television history. His TV journalism earned him... More »

Kevin Huvane

Partner and Managing Director, CAA
Kevin Huvane grew up in the Bronx in the 1970s. From a very early age, Huvane's mother - a housewife and a feminist - shared with him her love for movies, television, and the theater. During his teenage years, Huvane worked as a doorman, bellman, and elev... More »

John Legend

Critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter John Legend has garnered ten Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, and a Golden Globe, among others. Legend recently released his fifth studio album "DARKNESS AND LIGHT," to... More »

Leland Melvin

Leland Melvin's story is a fascinating look at how perseverance and passion led him from the NFL to NASA. Before becoming an astronaut, he played professional football with the Detroit Lions and the Dallas Cowboys. Armed with a BS in Chemistry and a MS... More »

Russell Wilson

Super Bowl Champion Quarterback
Russell Wilson enters his 6th season with the Seahawks in 2017. Wilson was selected as the 12th pick in the third round (75th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. In 2012, he tied Peyton Manning's record for most passing touchdowns by a rookie (26) and was name... More »