Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the inventor of the windshield wiper, Your Gal, Mary Anderson. https://youtu.be/SBSOU_yb54k Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. Or the You Tube link below.  https://youtu.be/IKaaPdaTQos Inventing the Windshield Wiper There’s not actually a lot of information out there about Mary’s personal life. What we … Continue reading Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Film Pioneers – Your Gal Friday

In this special episode of Your Gal Friday we talk about 4 early film pioneers that created the framework for movies today spanning from 1896-1982. The 4 gals in this episode are: Alice Guy Blache, Lois Weber, Dorothy Arzner and Margaret Booth. https://youtu.be/u1owZQxjrmk Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your … Continue reading Film Pioneers – Your Gal Friday

8 Women-Centered Travel Sites

1. Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historic Park Richmond, California Educational and interactive exhibits of Rosie the Riveter and World War II. Official Website 2. Jane Addams Hull House Museum Chicago, Illinois Hull House was a settlement house in the United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. … Continue reading 8 Women-Centered Travel Sites

Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday

On this week's episode we are talking about a gal who was promoted by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman.” Her patent, with George Antheil, is the blueprint for a technology we all use today.  It’s called Frequency Hopping and it's used in cell phones, blue tooth and in wifi. https://youtu.be/0XxO26t7dbM Click here for … Continue reading Hedy Lamarr – Your Gal Friday