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Patricia Cowings

The gals wrap up Black History – Women in STEM month by talking about NASA’s aerospace psychophysiologist, Patricia Cowings. She helped astronauts not puke in their space helmets and was the first women trained for space flight! The gals also talk about their third favorite dinosaur – ’cause science!  Show Notes This month our Gal […]

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Mary Seacole

It’s Black History month and we’re taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Katie talks about nurse and entrepreneur, Mary Seacole. Voted the Best Black Britton, Mary Seacole is a Jamaican-Scottish gal who gave Florence Nightingale a run for her money. Learn a taste about the amazing gal from […]

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Mamie Phipps Clark

It’s Black History month and we’re taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Bonnie starts us off talking about child physiologist Mamie Phipps Clark and how her Doll Study helped the Brown V Board of Education case. Show Notes It’s Black History Month!!! 2018 UC San Diego Women in […]

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Elizabeth Báthory – The Blood Countess

Scary Gals month continues on the podcast! Katie brings us the ghoulish tale of The Blood Countess. Did this Hungarian noblewoman really hold the Guinness World Record for the number of murders or was it the patriarchy?  Also we learn about Leah’s loyalty in a murder scene. Show Notes We’re back on Zoom so that […]

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Wonder Woman

It’s the start of a new research theme! The Gal Pals are talking woman in cartoons and Dr. Leah Leach gets us started with the weird and wonderful history of Wonder Woman. Learn about why she was created, what her powers are, and what her 2 weaknesses are. It will all surprise you!  Show Notes […]

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Gal’s Guide 2020 Online Camps

Gal’s Guide is proud to offer two free online camps this summer. Perfect for ages 13 through adult! Uhura Training Academy June 2020 What if Uhura had an academy? What would she teach? Join us Noon on Zoom every Wednesday – Saturday in June for a 1-hour workshop that explores the skills and talents of […]

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Gerty Cori

What happens when you combine a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, diabetes research, and too much Pink Drink? Pizza Feet. I would say it will all make sense, but it really doesn’t, however, it’s the hilarious episode where Leah talks about her 1 Cool Science Thing, scientist Gerty Cori. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: The gal […]

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Mary Ainsworth

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a […]

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Alice Ball

Just days before moving into the library, the gal-pals gather together to record this month’s episodes – that’s right we record them all at once! The gals reflect on their favorite episodes recorded in Leah’s front room before Bonnie tells us her 1 cool science thing is Alice Ball and her cure for leprosy. YouTube […]

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Harriet Lane

Plunging necklines! Bachelor President! Bralettes! Cocaine! These are just a few of the wonderful things we talk about as we finish up First Ladies month. Debbi brings us the fantastic story of First Lady Harriet Lane who was the niece to the 15th President, James Buchanan and the first to have the official title of […]