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Ruth Bader Ginsburg – Your Gal Friday

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!!

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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
Associate Justice Elena Kagan Investiture Ceremony
From left to right: Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, (Ret.), Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg & Justice Elena Kagan in the Justices’ Conference Room prior to Justice Kagan’s Investiture.
  • 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”

baby RBG


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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.

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