MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA is a new three-hour documentary that tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years in one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country’s history, as they pursued their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy. Narrated by Meryl Streep. makers.com
Produced by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Storyville Films, and WETA Washington, D.C., in association with Ark Media.
Watch Online Now Meet local makerMelinda Guzman, a woman of many roles: feared litigator, respected businesswoman, international advisor on trade and US-Mexico relations, corporate board member, and expert on governance issues. Ms. Guzman is also an activist for education, a wife, and a mother. She was the first college graduate in her family and has been a trailblazer ever since. Winner of the Latina Leadership award by Latino Leaders Magazine and the Luminary Award by the National Association of Women Business Owners, Ms. Guzman speaks with Scott Syphax in this special edition of Studio Sacramento, KVIE’s local companion special to the national PBS initiative MAKERS: Women Who Make America.
The Studio Sacramento series is underwritten by Five Star Bank and Western Health Advantage.
Meet ten local Latina women interviews by Sacramento State University College Assistance Migrant Program. They reveal their education journeys and how they balance expectations between their professional and home lives. Among the interviewees are former Assembly member Anna Caballero and Honorable Judge Emily Vasquez. conversaciones
Local funding for KVIE’s MAKERS initiative is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.