WATCH LIVE: MAKERS brings countless trailblazing women together
Update: This event has ended.
The MAKERS Conference kicked off on Monday night for its third year — and you can watch every speaker LIVE on AOL.com beginning at 6 p.m. PST. The three night event kicked off with actress Octavia Spencer and feminist writer, activist and organizer Gloria Steinem.
MAKERS brings together hundreds of trailblazing leaders, inviting everyone to #BEBOLD, elevate the conversation and raise challenges and solutions through action-oriented sessions. The conference will shine a light on issues ranging from violence against women to inclusion of men — ultimately creating a bold agenda that flips the script and creates lasting impact.
The 2017 MAKERS Conference will take place February 6-8, at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.
Launched in 2012, AOL's MAKERS is a storytelling platform for the trailblazing women of today and tomorrow. Today, MAKERS.com features more than 4,500 original videos and more than 400 MAKERS interviews. Our MAKERS include well-known figures such as actress Lena Dunham, media mogul Oprah Winfrey, show runner Shonda Rhimes, YouTube sensation Lilly Singh, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, tennis champion Billie Jean King, as well as groundbreaking women such as the NBA's first female referee Violet Palmer and Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon.