MAKERS is a landmark digital and broadcast initiative from AOL and PBS showcasing compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow. A 3-hour documentary “MAKERS: Women Who Make America.”will premiere on February 26, 2013 8pm ET.
MAKERS is sponsored by Simple, a new line of facial skincare products. Foundation funding is provided by The Charles H. Revson Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Ford Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Rice Family Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation and others. Support programming like Makers: Women Who Make America through your local PBS station.
View profiles of women in public office who were “firsts” in their fields.
Makers: Women in Business looks at the women who took the world of business by storm.
Makers: Women in War looks at American women’s increasing participation in war.
Makers: Women in Space traces the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.
Makers: Women in Hollywood showcases the women of showbiz.
Makers: Women in Comedy tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy.
The story of the birth of the modern Women’s Movement.
A focused look at the workplace, where women crashed through the glass ceiling.
In the 1970s, feminism reshaped the relationships between men and women