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MAKERS Conference

An Interview With Michelle Obama's Chief of Staff Tina Tchen

Kelley Calkins | Posted 02.10.2016 | Women
Kelley Calkins

In what Tchen referred to as the "culmination of the last seven years," she spoke on the White House's just-announced, United State of Women summit. Slated for May 23, the summit will be the first-ever dedicated to women and girls.

Abby Wambach Says Her Post-Soccer Career Will Be Fighting For Equality

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.03.2016 | Queer Voices

Abby Wambach will go down in history as one of the greatest soccer players in the world. The two-time Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champion, wh...

Halle Berry Says It's 'Heartbreaking' How Little Has Changed Since Her Oscar Win

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.02.2016 | Black Voices

In 2002, Halle Berry became the first black woman to win the Academy Award for Best Actress for her starring role in "Monster's Ball." She dedicated h...

America Ferrera: We Need Solidarity For Social Justice

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.02.2016 | Latino Voices

For the second year in a row, every actor and actress nominated at the Oscars is white. The hallowed awards show has become a focal point in the call ...

America Ferrera Says Her Life Changed After She Stopped Seeing Women As Competition

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women

America Ferrera knows just how valuable it can be to forge bonds between women. In conversation with feminist icon Gloria Steinem at the MAKERS confe...

A Childless Woman's Thank You to Jennifer Aniston

Nicole Luongo | Posted 10.29.2014 | Women
Nicole Luongo

Whose business is it, anyway? Just because I'm a woman doesn't mean I want to experience child birth. Just because I am the youngest of eleven doesn't mean I want a bunch of kids. I love inspiring and teaching children. I don't want any of my own. And, I'm not alone.

10 Quotes That Will Make You a 'Hopeaholic'

Gail Becker | Posted 04.21.2014 | Women
Gail Becker

"I'm not a dreamer, I'm a 'hopeaholic.'" And with those words, the inimitable Gloria Steinem set the tone not just for the inaugural 2014 Makers Conference, but also for a moment in time filled with great progress... and promise.

Sasha Bronner

Chelsea Handler: The Moment You Always Dreamt Of Can Scare The Sh*t Out Of You | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.13.2014 | Comedy

Chelsea Handler is the queen of late night comedy and a master at turning her life’s most ridiculous stories into best-selling books. Speaking at th...

Sasha Bronner

5 Lessons Chelsea Handler Can Teach Women About Getting Ahead | Sasha Bronner | Posted 03.04.2014 | Women

When asked if she's funny all the time, late night talk show host and potty-mouthed comedian Chelsea Handler answered without taking a breath, "In my ...

Sasha Bronner

Gabby Giffords: 'Strong Women Get Things Done' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women

On the final evening of the MAKERS Conference in Southern California, Gabby Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly, a retired American astronaut and U.S. Navy...

Sasha Bronner

Why Gloria Steinem Says She And Jennifer Aniston Are In 'Deep Sh*t' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.14.2014 | Women

If women could sleep their way to the top, there'd be a lot more women at the top.