Makers

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  • 2013
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.4  (110)

Makers are stories of stories. It is the story of women around the world who have come full circle with their counterpart men. It is not about competition against men, but rather the ability to function side by side with men. Many of these areas include politics, business, military, medical, space program, college professors, and a host of other areas that were once thought conquerable only by men. Many women are profiled such as Zainab Salbi: Founder Women for Women Internation, Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of State and Sheryl Wudunn, Pulitzer Prize winning author just to name a few. The Makers web site has not only has a vast array of women's accomplishments, but also projections for new gains and research in a variety of fields for developments in all fields of study to include all forms of science and exploration.

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Women in Politics
6. Women in Politics
November 4, 2014
View profiles of women in public office who were firsts" in their fields.
Women in Business
5. Women in Business
October 28, 2014
A look into the women of business around the world.
Women in War
4. Women in War
October 21, 2014
From PBS - Look at American women's increasing participation in war"from Vietnam to the present"as nurses, soldiers, journalists, diplomats and spies. Among those featured are Linda Bray, the first woman to lead troops into battle, and Valerie Plame Wilson, whose career was sabotaged after she was outed as a high-level spy. Viewers hear from war correspondents like Molly Moore about life on the battlefield. The film shares the stories of military leaders who have broken through gender barriers, like General Angela Salinas, at her retirement the highest ranking woman serving in the USMC, and Vice Admiral Michelle Howard, the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. Navy.
Women in Space
3. Women in Space
October 14, 2014
Exploring the history of women pioneers in the U.S. space program.
Women in Hollywood
2. Women in Hollywood
October 7, 2014
Featuring women of showbiz as they influence one of the country's biggest commodities: entertainment.
Women in Comedy
1. Women in Comedy
September 30, 2014
Featuring the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the "dangerous" comedy of '70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today's multifaceted landscape.
Women Who Make America
Women Who Make America

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Makers are stories of stories. It is the story of women around the world who have come full circle with their counterpart men. It is not about competition against men, but rather the ability to function side by side with men.

Many of these areas include politics, business, military, medical, space program, college professors, and a host of other areas that were once thought conquerable only by men.

Many women are profiled such as Zainab Salbi: Founder Women for Women Internation, Condoleezza Rice, Former Secretary of State and Sheryl Wudunn, Pulitzer Prize winning author just to name a few.

The Makers web site has not only has a vast array of women's accomplishments, but also projections for new gains and research in a variety of fields for developments in all fields of study to include all forms of science and exploration.Makers is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on February 26, 2013.

Where to Watch Makers

Makers is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Makers on demand at Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    February 26, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (110)