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Explore the stories of trailblazing women, and inspire your own.
Explore the stories of trailblazing women, and inspire your own.

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FLOTUS Michelle Obama joins the #BringBackOurGirls campaign to bring the 276 kidnaped Nigerian girls home. 

View >> http://aol.it/1uGveeI
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From Midwestern homecoming queen to global CEO and Apple exec, Angela Ahrendts almost turned down the job of lifetime until she was reminded that you're never too old to keep dreaming.

We are thrilled to welcome Angela Ahrendts to MAKERS! Watch her story >> http://aol.it/1uGmxkB

#Burberry   #Apple   #WomeninBusiness   #MostPowerfulWomen  #womeninbusiness
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Monday #MAKERSmotivation: Don't let fear hold you back.

Watch Christiane Amanpour's story >> http://aol.it/1muZpEH 
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On This Day 1950: 

Gwendolyn Brooks becomes the first African American woman to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

Learn more facts from women's history >> http://aol.it/R70a8p 

#onthisday   #womenshistory   #blackhistory   #poetry   #pulitzerprize  
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Born on this day 1917, the Queen of Jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. #quotes #onthisday   #ladyella  
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"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 >> http://aol.it/1nCP5a9 #bostonmarathon   #trailblazers   #running   #longdistance  
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Surprisingly enough, even our heroes look up to someone. 

Navigate your way through our Map of Gratitude to see who inspired the women who inspire us. 

VIew >> http://aol.it/1jyyW4t
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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: http://aol.it/1oN1Djr

#onthisdayinhistory   #onthisday   #mariananderson   #contralto   #eleanorroosevelt   #FDR   #civilrights   #africanamericanhistory  
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This number's not from 50 years ago. It's from today. 

We still have work to do: http://aol.it/1hcOZ8j

#equalpayday   #equalpayday2014   #gender   #wagegap  
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