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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Women Who Made the Internet

Step aside Al Gore, because Bonnie read a book with a pun in the title all about how so many women made the internet! Learn about the women who invented computer programming and hyperlinks. Learn who decided early computers would be oatmeal color and why we use the term “computer bug” Spoilers! It’s all women!!! […]

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Eva Ekeblad

SAVED SWEDEN WITH VODKA Eva Ekeblad was born in Sweden in 1724 to a well-to-do family. At the age of 16, she married a count. She could have just entertained nobility and take care of her seven children but this gal had a brain for science. In the castle kitchen, she experimented with potatoes. Potatoes […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – STEM 7

NASA had the Mercury 7, we have the STEM 7. Gal-pals Lisa Meece and Bonnie Fillenwarth join Dr. Leah Leach to talk about seven remarkable gals that changed the world on the newest episode of Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast. Who’s your favorite #STEMgal? Your Host: Dr. Leah Leach Gal Pals: Lisa Meece, Bonnie […]

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who inspired Elvis, Johnny Cash, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Bob Dylan. We’re talking about Gospel’s first superstar who shocked audiences with her electric guitar. Today we’re going to dig into the start of Rock and Roll and talk about the life and legacy of your gal, […]

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The Beauty of Patent Drawings

There is something beautiful, delicate and wonderfully technical about patent drawings. Commonly brought up on Your Gal Friday episodes these patents not only key history evidence but insight to an inventors skill and genius. Maria Beasley – Life Raft Marie Van Brittan Brown – Home Security System Josephine Cochrane – Automatic Dishwasher Mary Phelps Jacob […]

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Invent Like A Gal Shirts & Mugs

Limited Time Offer. Invent like a gal with this series of great items designed by Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy. Three shirt styles available, each in 3 colors to choose from. On the back we list amazing inventors from Hedy Lamarr whose invention led to wi-fi, to Mary Anderson who invented the windshield wiper. 21 […]

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Madam CJ Walker – Your Gal Friday

Learn about a hard working gal who created a hair care line that made her one of the most successful African-American business owners of her time. She was an entrepreneur, a philanthropist, and an activist. Get ready for the amazing life and legacy of your gal, Madam CJ Walker. Learn about Madam in less than […]

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Mary Anderson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the inventor of the windshield wiper, Your Gal, Mary Anderson. Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. Or the You Tube link below.  Inventing the Windshield Wiper There’s not actually a lot of information out there about Mary’s personal life. What we do know […]

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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. Click here for the full podcast episode in an audio player on your computer/device. […]

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Ada Lovelace – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the mother of computers, which is gonna seem odd because she died nearly 100 years before the first computer was ever completed. Her work with Charles Babbage was ahead of its time but her influence and innovation is still inspiring men and women all over the world. Your Gal, Ada […]