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  • Katie Couric to Emcee the New York Women in Communications' 2017 Matrix Awards

    In 1970, New York Women in Communications, Inc (NYWICI) launched its annual Matrix Awards event to recognize distinguished women in communications. This year, MAKER Katie Couric will emcee the event on April 24 to honor: Foreign Correspondent of The New York Times, Rukmini Callimachi; journalist and Women's empowerment advocate, Gretchen Carlson; Global Chief Creative Officer of FCB, Susan Credle;...

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  • Julia Roberts Teaches Her Kids a Very Important Lesson About Beauty

    Julia Roberts, recently named People's 2017 World's Most Beautiful Woman, teaches her kids, Henry, Hazel and Phinnaeus the meaning of beauty in the best way. "It's an interesting navigation because you don’t want to mess them up, you don't want to make them aware of something that was better that they weren't aware of," Roberts told Jess Cagle in an interview with People. "I think as long as every...

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  • Serena Williams, the Greatest Athlete In the World, Is Pregnant

    And unto the Williams Dynasty, an heir shall be born. Serena Williams is pregnant! The tennis superstar revealed the news on Snapchat today, posting a mirror selfie of her baby bump in a canary yellow one-piece with a trendy body chain. The picture was captioned "20 Weeks," which means Venus has approximately five months left to find the perfect infant-sized racquet to give her new niece or nephew...

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  • Anne Hathaway Admits She Thinks She Didn't Trust the Director of "One Day" Because She Was a Woman

    For years Anne Hathaway has been an outspoken proponent of gender equality. (Just last month she advocated for paid parental leave at the United Nations.) But even the most woke human is still a work in progress — including Hathaway. Case in point: the internalized misogyny Hathaway fears she had while working with a female director, Lone Scherfig, on the 2011 film "One Day." In a new interview on...

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  • The Upcoming Captain Marvel Film Is Largely Female

    The upcoming "Captain Marvel" film just booked two female directors: Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. The two have already co-directed movies together like "Mississippi Grind" starring Ryan Reynolds, and some TV episodes so we're expecting greatness. Writers Nicole Perlman (author of "Inside Out") and Meg LeFauve are the ones who worked on the film's script and chose the female director pair. And that's...

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  • Join MAKERS Kathy Najimy and Debra Messing for a LIVE Discussion On Women's Rights

    Join actors and activists Kathy Najimy and Debra Messing as they discuss the state of women's rights on Friday. The two women will join a BUILD Series discussion about ideas for how women can come together and approach today's challenges. Watch the discussion LIVE on Friday, April 21 at 4pm EST. NEXT: Get to Know Kathy Najimy » Related Stories: • The 2017 MAKERS Conference: Debra Messing • The 2...

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  • Diane Lane Acknowledges the Need for Female Direction in Film

    Actress Diane Lane was just awarded the Sarasota Film Festival’s Award for Cinematic Excellence on Saturday for her work in "Paris Can Wait," directed by Eleanor Coppola. In the story, actor Alec Baldwin portrays Lane's husband. He cheats on her which tempts Lane's character to explore temptation and break her marital vows. Lane suggests that having a female director changed the direction of the f...

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  • You Need to Know About Colorado's Family Planning Initiative

    Access to birth control may become a lot easier for women in Colorado. Under new health rules, some contraceptives — like the pill or the patch — will be available to women with just a pharmacist's prescription rather than one from a doctor. According to the Denver Post, the rules stem from a 2016 law that allowed medical professionals and the health department the opportunity to "create protocols...

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  • Former Seventeen Editor and Author Ann Shoket On "The Big Life," Sisterhood, and More

    Since she was 16, Ann Shoket dreamed of moving to the Big Apple and becoming a writer — a future that made her then punk rock friend Jen "dubious." But despite the doubts, the possibility was endless to the girl who was at an age of "pure potential." So she never stopped fighting for it. She began her career as an intern at Rolling Stone magazine. She then worked at CosmoGirl, and as the Editor-in...

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  • Fight for Equal Pay Leads to New Contract for US Women's Soccer Team, But Here's the Catch

    The U.S. women's soccer team just signed a new contract with U.S. Soccer that might increase their pay by 30 percent with additional match bonuses. This means players' salaries have potential to double from their current salaries. After breaking headlines last year when five top players from the women's team filed lawsuits claiming pay discrimination, the new contract is making a step in the right...

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  • 7 Vital Quotes From Malala Yousafzai, The UN's Youngest Messenger of Peace

    On April 10, Malala Yousafzai was designated the youngest-ever United Nations Messenger of Peace by Secretary-General António Guterres. All UN Messengers of Peace are individuals who are "carefully selected from the fields of art, literature, science, entertainment, sports or other fields of public life, who have agreed to focus worldwide attention on the work of the global Organization," voluntee...

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  • You Can Join Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King On an Alaskan Cruise This Summer

    If you are trying to book a trip for the summer, "O" do we have the perfect plans for you. From July 15 to 22 (from $1,499), O, the Oprah Magazine will kick off its Share the Adventure cruise series on a trip to Alaska via the Holland America Line. MAKER Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King plan to set sail with a special dinner, an onboard book club, daily morning mediations, healthy eating tips, and mor...

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  • This School Is Training Former Sex Slaves to Become Lawyers

    Children as young as 7 years old are forced to serve as prostitutes in India, Adweek reports. The estimated number of children in the sex trafficking ring is 1.2 million with few cases leading to convictions in trial. In 2015, 55 cases were convinced. Forming the "School for Justice," social rights organization Free a Girl Movement seeks to educate former sex slaves toward careers in law. They...

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  • Iran's First International Marathon Bans Women From Participating

    The 'TehRUN,' which took place in Tehran on Friday is considered the Iranian capital's 'first international marathon.' It was not hard to identify the lack of women as the streets flooded with male runners. Six hundred Iranian runners signed up for the marathon, The New York Times reports. An additional 156 foreign runners signed up for the race. It was estimated that 206 women signed up for the r...

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  • How Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally Views the Gender Pay Gap

    In late March, Congresswoman Martha McSally (R-Ariz.) brought together a panel of CEOs, policy experts, and fellow representatives to discuss an issue that, truth be told, many Americans may not associate with the Republican party: Helping women overcome barriers in the workplace. The panel — the third in a continuing series — occurred in tandem with the Working Group on Women in the 21st Century ...

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  • Sienna Miller Almost Turned Down This Movie Because Her Character Was Written as "Just a Wife"

    Many women in Hollywood have opened up before about the challenge of being put into constraining boxes that don't reflect their talent or intellect — and Sienna Miller is the latest to speak up: When she feared the role in her new film, "The Lost City of Z," came off as two-dimensional, she made sure to call attention to it. (Miller plays Nina Fawcett in the film, a suffragette who is also married...

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  • MAKERS Men

    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.  Geno Auriemma, UConn Women's ...

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  • 5 Quotes From Justice Sonia Sotomayor That Will Inspire You to Fight for Equality

    In a conversation with the Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor opened up about "the crucial role that civic engagement plays in our society and ways to inspire civic action by all Americans" following the outcome of the 2016 election. Speaking with Abigail Golden-Vazquez, Sotomayor also opened up about Latino identity, breaking down barriers, and movi...

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  • David Schwimmer and Sigal Avin Create Powerful PSAs Using Real Stories to Show "That's Harassment"

    After Sigal Alvin asked friend David Schwimmer to give feedback on her Israeli video series, they came up with an idea. They thought the series on sexual harassment would also resonate well with the U.S. audience, a country in which "an estimated 1 in 3 American women have experienced sexual harassment at work." "It feels like women and their advocates are fighting for basic human and civil rights...

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  • Meet the College Student Who Learned to Code and Created an App Prioritizing Diversity

    Kayla Thomas is a self-professed "nerdy black girl in high school" for her deep love of books. Nalo Hopkinson's "The Chaos" and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "Purple Hibiscus" were two books that helped shape her life. Thomas credited books, in a 2015 blog post, to be there "no matter how old I was, what I was going through, how I felt in any moment," she wrote. "A book was always a means of escape. ...

MAKERS: Women Who Make America

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  • When I Would Go to the Library

    John Legend talks about reading inspiring stories of heroes of the civil rights movements and social justice movements and helping students who were having trouble with their studies.

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