Women Weren’t Allowed on the Frontlines Until This U.S. Veteran Fought for the Right to Defend Her Country | Bold & Untold by MAKERS
After three tours in Afghanistan, MJ Hegar battled sexism at home—and won the right for women to pursue combat careers in the military.
The Old Boys’ Network Didn’t Believe Women Could Run for Office. Ellen Malcolm Proved Them All Wrong | Bold & Untold by MAKERS
The old boys’ network refused to fund female candidates, believing women couldn’t win. Ellen Malcolm gave them a run for their money by starting the fundraising network EMILY’s List, which has helped elect 70% of the congresswomen currently in office.
This Woman Stopped Radical Mastectomies From Being the Standard Breast Cancer Treatment in America | Bold & Untold by MAKERS
When Dr. Susan Love suggested lumpectomies and less invasive surgery for breast cancer patients, many male colleagues refused to listen. So she started the first American facility to specialize in breast disease and ended the use of radical mastectomies as the standard of care for breast cancer in America.
One Dancer’s Performance Moved the Civil Rights Movement into the Spotlight | Bold & Untold by MAKERS
Judith Jamison’s history-making performance of “Cry” became a rallying statement for the Civil Rights Movement. Now, as the artistic director emerita of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, she’s continuing to put African American culture center stage.