About Us

We are a 501(c)3 that provides multimedia education about amazing women of history for all ages.


Our mission is to teach the galaxy that history is time travel. We promote female role models who have been waiting in the shadows of history to guide us to a better future.

Contact Information

Email: galsguidetothegalaxy@gmail.com

Phone: (317) 900-1255


Your Gal Friday: Our flagship content is a weekly podcast and short educational video showcasing a gal in our galaxy that we can all learn from. We also offer school presentations that are in concert with the gal’s we cover in our Your Gal Friday segments. Winner of 2017 Indy Pop Con Best Family Podcast Award. Hosted by Dr. Leah Leach and Phoebe Frear.

Gal’s Guide Podcast:  Our own podcast has round table discussions on our monthly topic, as well as interviews and updates of amazing women in our galaxy. Time travelers and role models welcome! Hosted by Lisa Leo.

Meetings: Once a month we gather for an educational meeting with a speaker, a set topic, and discussion following.

School Outreach Programs: We offer four exciting school outreach programs tailored for Elementary though University and in 30 minute to 1 hour presentations.

Kate’s Take Podcast: We are so honored to be the new home of this five-time award-winning podcast. Filmmaker and public speaker, Kate Chaplin takes a film that has influenced her life and dissects it to show listeners the hidden lessons within.

Directed by Women Event: In September of 2016 we partnered with the Directed By Women World-Wide Viewing Party to showcase a day of women-directed films as well as educational programming. We showed 3 documentaries: Reel Herstory, Wonder Women: The Untold Story of American Superheronines, and She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry and hosted three informative panels. We are coming back for a 2018 event!

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Our Leadership


Left to right: Nicole Amsler, Katie Harris and Leah Leach

Leah Leach

Roles: Executive Director, Board President, Online Editor and Podcast Host

Bio: Leah was named an “Indianapolis Notable Resident” by Intake Magazine and a “Herstory Detective” by Nuvo. Leah, who has the screen name Kate Chaplin,  is an award-winning filmmaker, award-winning podcaster, public speaker and author. She held the position of Executive Director for the Indy Writers Group and the Event Director for the Indiana Filmmakers Network. Leah lives in Noblesville with her husband and two daughters and four animals.

Nicole Amsler

Roles: Board Vice President, Board Secretary, and Author

Bio: Nicole is a long-time marketing professional, published author, and speaker. She was voted one of the top Women to Watch by WiBN in Dayton, Ohio and her work has been both awarded and published in variety of industries. She has lived in seven states with her husband, daughter, and son and currently resides in Noblesville.

Katie Harris

Role: Board Treasurer

Bio: Katie is special needs educator, her leadership and compassion for children makes her an asset to Gal’s Guide. She lives in Noblesville with her son.

Phoebe Frear

Role: Your Gal Friday Podcast Host, Travel Director and Author

Kim Thatcher

Role: Meeting Director

Business Information 

501(c)3 Educational, Public Charity NTEE Human Services (P20)

Certificate of Incorporation

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