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Who are Makers?

MAKERS.com is a dynamic digital platform produced by filmmakers Dyllan McGee, Betsy West, and Peter Kunhardt, developed by AOL, showcasing hundreds of compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow.

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Lori Sames discusses Hannah's Hope Fund and finding a cure for Giant Axonal Neuropathy (GAN)

Mountain Lake PBS MAKER Lori Sames is the Executive Director of Hannah's Hope Fund, an organization that raises funds for the treatment and cure of Giant Axonal Neuropathy (GAN.) more »

Apr 9, 2013 Local Stories

MAKERS: Sara J. Henry - Award winning novelist

Sara J. Henry overcame some personal obstacles to write her first novel, Learning to Swim. It has since been published, won several awards, and spawned a sequel, A Cold and Lonely Place. more »

Feb 18, 2013 Arts & Culture

Teresa Sayward and Janet Duprey: Political Pioneers

For years, both of New York's members of the State Assembly have been highly-respected women, who have had long and successful careers in public service. But they had to overcome years of challenges and stereotypes to become political pioneers. more »

Mar 5, 2013 Arts & Culture

Coast Guard Contemplations - Loretta Rietsema

The Coast Guard has existed in some form since 1790. Women have filled important roles in the organization throughout that time, but it is a relatively recent phenomenon for women to hold leadership positions. more »

Feb 14, 2013 Arts & Culture

Mountain Lake PBS MAKER Janeen Streeter on teaching

Saranac Lake School District music teacher Janeen Streeter discusses teaching and her commitment to keeping students engaged. more »

Jan 24, 2013 Arts & Culture

Mountain Lake PBS MAKER Janeen Streeter on getting kids interested in music

Saranac Lake School District music teacher Janeen Streeter discusses her commitment to getting students interested and engaged in music. more »

Jan 24, 2013 Arts & Culture

Mountain Lake PBS MAKER Janeen Streeter on family influence

Saranac Lake School District music teacher Janeen Streeter discusses how family influenced her teaching career and passion for music. more »

Jan 24, 2013 Arts & Culture

Art teacher Jackie Sabourin talks to Girl Scouts about her career

Local Girl Scouts - Troop 4181 contributed to the Mountain Lake PBS MAKERS video project to help them learn video skills and to make them aware of successful North Country women. more »

Feb 15, 2013 Arts & Culture

Art teacher Jackie Sabourin talks to Girl Scouts about pursuing her education

Local Girl Scouts - Troop 4181 contributed to the Mountain Lake PBS MAKERS video project to help them learn video skills and to make them aware of successful North Country women. more »

Feb 15, 2013 Arts & Culture

Art teacher Jackie Sabourin talks to Girl Scouts about advice she gave to a former student

Local Girl Scouts - Troop 4181 contributed to the Mountain Lake PBS MAKERS video project to help them learn video skills and to make them aware of successful North Country women. more »

Feb 15, 2013 Arts & Culture

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