• MAKERS: The Largest Collection of Women's Stories Ever Assemebled

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    Explore the stories from the trailblazing women you know, and the unknown women you should know. Visit the growing video library at MAKERS.com

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    MAKERS is a multi-platform video experience from AOL and PBS, showcasing hundreds of compelling stories from the Women Who Make America. MAKERS originated from a very clear premise: over the last half century, the work of millions of women has altered virtually every aspect of American culture. MAKERS video property is a part of the AOL On Network.

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  • "Once & For All" film | MAKERS.com Play all

    "Once and for All" is a feature documentary presented by MAKERS that tells the story of the 1995 Beijing Women's Conference as a watershed event in the global struggle for women's rights.
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  • Women in the Arts | MAKERS.com Play all

    View inspirational stories from groundbreaking women in music, art, dance, literature, TV, film, theatre and design. http://www.makers.com/browse/women-in-arts
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  • Women in Business | MAKERS.com Play all

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  • Women In Politics | MAKERS.com Play all

    Explore MAKERS Moments, videos sorted based on themes and topics relevant to you. Curate your own journey and watch never before told stories from these trailblazing women.

    Watch as MAKERS discuss women in politics. Go to MAKERS.com for more stories from the women who make America.
    • Heather McTeer Hudson: "From a Women's Perspective" - Duration: 102 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      What are the advantages of being a woman in politics? McTeer says it is the ability to identify with her constituency.

      Heather McTeer was born and raised in Greenville, Mississippi, "the heart and...
    • Kirsten Gillibrand: Setting the National Agenda - Duration: 87 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      With only 17% of congress made up by women, Gillibrand wonders how we can entice more women to enter or engage with politics.

      Kirsten Gillibrand is a United States Senator from New York and a memb...
    • Christiane Amanpour: Challenging President Clinton - Duration: 82 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Amanpour describes a tense encounter with President Clinton during a foreign policy speech on Sarajevo hosted by CNN.

      Christiane Amanpour is a world renowned war correspondent and news anchor. She...
    • Katie Couric: Interviewing Palin - Duration: 64 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Couric reflects on her famous interview with Sarah Palin.

      Katie Couric is an award-winning journalist and TV personality whose time in the storied anchor chair of the CBS Evening News made her the...
    • Shirley Tilghman: Hillary Fan - Duration: 44 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Tilghman reflects on the presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton and how it moves us forward.

      In 2001, Shirley Tilghman became the first woman president of Princeton University, and only the sec...
    • Meg Whitman: Running for Governor - Duration: 60 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Whitman discusses her reasons for running for Governor of California and what she learned campaigning.

      Meg Whitman earned her BA in economics from Princeton University in 1977 and continued to Ha...
    • Gloria Steinem: Geraldine Ferraro's First - Duration: 54 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Steinem describes the impact of Geraldine Ferraro's candidacy and expanding the talent pool.

      Groundbreaking writer, lecturer, editor and activist, Gloria Steinem has been looked to as the popula...
    • Geraldine Ferraro: The 1984 Convention - Duration: 48 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Ferraro explains how unexpected and moving it was to see a sea of women on the convention floor.

      Geraldine Ferraro (1935-2011) earned a Fordham J.D. at night while teaching elementary school and...
    • Hillary Rodham Clinton: Becoming a Democrat - Duration: 74 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Clinton, who began college as a Republican, recounts how she realized she was actually a Democrat.

      By now, it's safe to say that the early promise has been borne out; had Hillary Rodham Clinton "m...
    • Condoleezza Rice: Fitting in with the Boys in the Pentagon - Duration: 40 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Rice describes how she won over her male colleagues at the Pentagon.

      Raised in Birmingham, Alabama Rice was on her way to becoming a concert pianist before turning to international relations and d...
    • Phyllis Schlafly: First Job in Politics - Duration: 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Schlafly talk sabout her first foray into politics and how it drew her out of her shell.

      Phyllis Schlafly was 28 years old when she ran a 1952 long-shot Congressional campaign in Illinois' 24th di...
    • Linda Fairstein: The Case She Saw Over and Over Again - Duration: 2 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Watch more of Linda Fairstein's interview at http://www.makers.com/linda-fairstein/

      Fairstein recalls one of her first sexual assault cases that made it to trial and how the grievous circumstances...
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  • Women in Sports | MAKERS.com Play all

    Watch as MAKERS discuss women in sport and the effect of Title IX. Go to MAKERS.com for more stories from the women who make America.
    • Billie Jean King: Tennis Champion & Activist - Duration: 3 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      Billie Jean King on fighting for equality in professional tennis and the broader impact of her famous "Battle of the Sexes" match.
    • Kathrine Switzer: First Woman to Enter the Boston Marathon - Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      Kathrine Switzer on the prejudices women athletes faced, her historic running of the Boston Marathon, and the doors it opened.

      Watch more of Kathrine's interview at http://www.makers.com/kathrine-...
    • Billie Jean King: How She Discovered Tennis - Duration: 32 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Watch more of Billie Jean King's interview at http://www.makers.com/billie-jean-king/

      Before she became a world tennis champion, King recounts how she first discovered tennis.

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    • Danica Patrick: Being Feminine Doesn't Make Danica Any Less of a Race Car Driver - Duration: 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Watch more of Danica Patrick's interview at http://www.makers.com/danica-patrick/

      Patrick on how she got over the fear that showing her feminine side would diminish others respect for her as a dri...
    • Hope Solo: "Deal with Your Emotions" - Duration: 42 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Hope Solo is a realist, and isn't afraid to acknowledge her anxiety or fear.

      Hope Solo is an American soccer goalkeeper, currently playing as a goalkeeper for the Seattle Sounders Women. In 2000, ...
    • France Cordova: Title IX in the Classroom - Duration: 85 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Cordova describes the transformative effect of Title IX, not just in sports but in the classroom.

      France A. Córdova graduated cum laude from Stanford University, went on to earn her PhD in phsy...
    • Vivian Stringer: Female Coaches - Duration: 88 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Despite the dramatic benefits of Title IX, Coach Stringer worries about what was lost in the lesser number of women coaches.

      Stringer began her teaching and coaching career in the early 70s at ...
    • Billie Jean King: Sports Scholarships for Girls - Duration: 54 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      King talks about the struggle she endured to put herself through college and the importanec of Title IX.

      Billie Jean King first learned tennis in the late 1950s on the public courts in Long Beac...
    • Kathrine Switzer: The Olympics & the Vote - Duration: 24 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Switzer led the charge to get the women's marathon into the Olympics for a very simpel reason.

      Kathrine Switzer wasn't the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, but her presence as an official...
    • Violet Palmer: Learning through Sports - Duration: 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Palmer considers the invaluable skills she's gained playing sports that translate into all aspects of life.

      Violet Palmer broke a major glass ceiling in sports in 1997 when she became the first...
    • Sarah Weddington: Half-Court Ball - Duration: 60 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Seeing women play full-court basketball is a radical change from Weddington's own school days.

      Sarah Weddington stepped into the national spotlight when she successfully argued the landmark Sup...
    • Linda Alvarado: Talking Sports with Execs - Duration: 38 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Being able to talk sports was a boon for Alvarado in the business world.

      Linda Alvarado began her career as a laborer for a groundskeeper in college, moved into construction management, and for...
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  • Women In Tech | MAKERS.com Play all

    Explore MAKERS Moments, videos sorted based on themes and topics relevant to you. Curate your own journey and watch never before told stories from these trailblazing women.

    Watch as MAKERS discuss their own opinions regarding the gender imbalance within the tech industry. Go to MAKERS.com for more stories from the women who make America.
    • Sheryl Sandberg: The Real Divide in Silicon Valley - Duration: 52 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Sandberg believes the gender divide in Silicon Valley would disappear if more young women go into computer science.

      Sheryl Sandberg has spent more than two decades achieving at the highest reach...
    • Mae O'Malley: Not an Equalizer - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Mae O'Malley comments on the continued gender discrepancy that exists in the technology industry.

      When San Francisco attorney, Mae O'Malley got pregnant, she realized she needed an innovative a...
    • Maya Lin: Girls: Study Math, Study Programming - Duration: 45 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Lin worries that computer science and the Internet is taking the place of business as a male-dominated domain.

      In nearly three decades of practice, Maya Lin has completed large site-specific art...
    • Meg Whitman: Women Engineers - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Whitman on the needed preogress in bringing more women into math, science, and tehcnology.

      Meg Whitman earned her BA in economics from Princeton University in 1977 and continued to Harvard Unive...
    • Robyn Beavers: The Right Major - Duration: 47 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Beavers gives her advice for young girls entering into college: study engineering.

      As a civil engineer, Robyn Beavers is determined to see more women in science and engineering, and she is cert...
    • Louann Brizendine: Ahead of the Curve - Duration: 55 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      When Brizendine entered medicine, there were very few women working as doctors.

      Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a practicing clinician, neuropsychiatrist and author, specializing in the relationship ...
    • Jane Chen: Women in Healthcare - Duration: 33 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Jane tells how although it can be tough to be a woman in healthcare, there are definite benefits.

      Jane Chen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise aiming to help millions of v...
    • France Cordova: Atomic Beauty - Duration: 51 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Cordova recalls falling in love with science through a seventh grade science project on the atom.

      France A. Córdova graduated cum laude from Stanford University, went on to earn her PhD in phsyi...
    • Marissa Mayer: Women in Tech - Duration: 43 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Mayer hopes that the wild growth in technology in her lifetime means more girls going into tech.

      Marissa Mayer is Google's Vice President of Local, Maps, and Location Services. A self-described ...
    • Leila Janah: By the Numbers - Duration: 62 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      As a woman in tech, Jana realizes she is a minority, but believes the measures for success in this industry are gender blind.

      Leila Janah is Founder and CEO of Samasource, a nonprofit that conn...
    • Heather Fleming: A Woman Engineer - Duration: 81 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      Fleming discusses how large gender gaps still exist in many industries like engineering.

      Heather Fleming is the Founder and CEO of Catapult Design, a non-profit design firm that develops and del...
    • Susan Wojcicki: An Important Message to Google's Inbox - Duration: 77 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      Wojcicki recalls when she first realized how important Google search was for users who depended on it and how that impacted the company's mission.
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