Excited to welcome @girlswhocode to @AOL. We’re talking career advice and careers in STEM. #girlswhocode #stem #tech

Happy Earth Day!
Today belongs to Rachel Carson, marine biologist and conservationist whose book “Silent Spring” among other works helped popularize the global environmental movement. Keep her words with you today. #earthday #trailblazers #science #nature #rachelcarson

"Get the hell out of MY race!"

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon by signing up with her initials. Unfortunately, one official was not happy to see a woman running the historically all-male race.
Watch what happened » www.makers.com/kathrine-switzer #bostonmarathon #runners #longdistance #trailblazers #history #kathrineswitzer

Even our heroes have heroes. Navigate through the Map of Gratitude to see who inspired the women who inspire us: makers.com/blog #inspiration #trailblazers #infographic #groundbreakers

While downtown we were working at @AOL, our awesome MAKERS producers were uptown interviewing @sarahjessicaparker. #carriebradshaw #sexandthecity #sjp #sarahjessicaparker #womeninhollywood

On This Day 1939:
With the support of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Marian Anderson, an African-American contralto and one of the most celebrated singers of the twentieth century, sings an Easter Sunday concert for more than 75,000 at Lincoln Memorial, and a radio audience in the millions.The historic event occurred after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let Anderson to sing to an integrated audience in Constitution Hall.
Learn more: makers.com/blog #history #onthisday #africanamericanhistory #civilrights #music

Start your week off with a powerful proclamation! View more Maya Angelou quotes: makers.com/blog
#positivity #quotes #MayaAngelou

Co-Founder and President of the Feminist Majority Foundation and former President of National Organization for Women (NOW), Ellie Smeal works tirelessly to put women’s rights into law. Watch her story » makers.com/ellie-smeal #quotes #feminism #womensmovement #gender #gendergap

Join us today on Twitter at 3PM ET! We’re about the people whose shoulders we stand on. Use #MAKERSchat to join in.

Happy 80th birthday to the iconic primatologist who opened a window into the world of chimpanzees, Jane Goodall!
#happybirthday #janegoodall #animals #chimps #science #quotes #onthisday #environment