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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, w...

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 dedic...

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...

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.