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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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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 2:53 PM Local Stories

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 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

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 4:18 PM Arts & Culture

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 4:17 PM Arts & Culture

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

Jan 24, 2013 2:07 PM Arts & Culture

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

Jan 24, 2013 2:07 PM Arts & Culture

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

Jan 24, 2013 2:07 PM Arts & Culture

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 9:22 AM Arts & Culture

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 9:22 AM Arts & Culture

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 9:22 AM Arts & Culture