Online Sneak Peak of "Makers: Women Who Make America", with guest Lise Luttgens, CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater LA

February 5, 2013
5:00pm Pacific Time

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Thank you for joining PBS SoCaL and our distinguished guest Lise Luttgens, the CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, in a special online live sneak peak of the upcoming PBS documentary “MAKERS: Women Who Make America” through our online social screening platform (OVEE). OVEE is an online social screening platform for watching your favorite PBS and local public television programs together, from anywhere, while chatting with noteworthy people. Remember that this is an all ages event, so be mindful of this while chatting in the screening room. We look forward to having you join us online, and hope you enjoy the show! For more info about this screening, visit:

Video Descriptions

MAKERS Preview

MAKERS: Women Who Make America tells the story of how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years through one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country’s history, in pursuit of their rights to a full and fair share of political power, economic opportunity and personal autonomy. Airs on PBS Feb. 26 at 8pm

Lise Luttgens, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles

PBS SoCaL pays tribute to Community Champion and woman “Maker” of Southern California, Lise Luttgens, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, whose vision is helping mold the emerging women makers of Southern California. Under the TO GET HER THERE outreach effort, Lise and her team are invigorating their organization’s mission.

1950 Housewives

Most middle class women of the 1950s became homemakers. Many women felt dissatisfied.

Civil Rights

Radicalized by their experiences for Civil Rights, women began see there needed to be a women's liberation movement.

Ladies Home Journal Sit In

Women held a sit-in at the offices of Ladies Home Journal

Title IX

Title IX compelled schools to offer sports programs to women.

Dr. Susan Love

In 1980, Susan Love became the first female General Surgeon on the staff of Boston’s Beth Israel Hospital. Realizing that women were not getting the best care in the treatment of breast cancer she decided to specialize and has drastically altered the equations surrounding the disease. 1990’s Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book is now in it's fifth edition.

Duration: 24min 15sec


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  • Lise Luttgens

    Lise is the CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater LA (GSGLA) and for her efforts in the community has been nominated by PBS SoCaL as our January Community Champion and local woman MAKER. A Girl Scout while growing up in San Francisco, Ms. Luttgens received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Beloit College in Wisconsin, a master’s degree in public health from Yale University, and a fellowship from the University of Michigan. She worked for nearly 30 years in hospital administration before working with GSGLA.

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