Today we are talking about a gal who hails from Brooklyn NY, works in DC and is….notorious. She’s the 107th Justice to the U.S. Supreme Court and started as a lawyer for women’s rights. We’re happy to be releasing this episode on March 15 so we can say, Happy 86th Birthday to your gal, Ruth Bader Ginsburg!!
Show Notes & Extras:
- Where Ruth grew up
- Attending Cornell
- Marrying Martin Ginsburg and giving birth to her first daughter Jane
- Harvard Law School as well as Columbia Law School
- Marty getting cancer
- Finding a job when no one would hire a married woman with a small child
- Co-founder of Women’s Rights Law Reporter
- Co-author book on Sex Discrimination
- Women’s Rights Projects at ACLU
- US Court of Appeals
- Nominated to the Supreme Court
- Love of opera and her connection to certain operas
- Books about her and by her
- Her different collars
- What legacy we think Ruth wants to leave behind
- What we learned from Ruth
- Leah’s cat “Baby Ruth”
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Your Gal Friday is a weekly podcast about female leaders, innovators and rule breakers. Your hosts, Dr. Leah Leach & Ms. Phoebe Frear, talk about the life and legacy about a gal as well as what they have learned from her.