President Ruth J. Simmons is featured on Makers: Women Who Make America, a digital platform produced by filmmakers Dyllan McGee, Betsy West, and Peter Kunhardt, and developed by AOL, to showcase hundreds of compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow. In the video, Simmons talks about escaping poverty and discrimination through education, speaking her mind, and lingering insecurity. Women who have been previously featured on the site include Hillary Clinton, Madeleine Albright, Katie Couric, Barbara Walters, Condoleeza Rice, and Gloria Steinem. 

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