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 … Continue reading Eva Ekeblad
Our 10 recommended reads that include fiction and non-fiction, science and sci-fi, poetry and a play, plus a few documentary films.
Continuation of last week's discussion on #STEMgals. Gal-pals Lisa Meece and Bonnie Fillenwarth join Dr. Leah Leach to throw shade on Snapchat, profess their love to Starbase Indy and deep dive into keeping gals in STEM careers. Your Host: Dr. Leah Leach Gal Pals: Lisa Meece, Bonnie Fillenwarth Full Episode YouTube Version https://youtu.be/xMBeASHBcVM Show Notes and Extras: Looking … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – Keeping Gals In STEM
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 … Continue reading Gal’s Guide Podcast – STEM 7
Books, plays, movies and apps, Bonnie Fillenwarth has gathered together a #STEMgals goodies list for you to devour. Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World by Rachel Swaby This is a really great book that covers all kinds of women from different backgrounds and scientific fields, medicine, paleontology, physics, mathematics, chemistry, and more. … Continue reading Bonnie’s STEM Goodies List
For our March meeting, our speaker was Leah Leach, co-host of our podcast Your Gal Friday. She presented 13 gals that are more risqué or controversial than you’d hear about on our family-friendly podcast. Leah told the tales of pirates, erotic poets, spies, burlesque performers, and revenge-fueled painters. These gals stories are incredible, inspiring, and oh yeah, … Continue reading Saucy Gals of History
Thank you to all our cadets and instructors for a fantastic debut! Gal’s Guide answered the call to boldly go and organized 16 hours of all-ages programming for Starbase Indy 2018. Creating the fun and adventurous theme of Uhura Training Academy, Gal’s Guide was able to shine a spotlight on a science fiction heroine - … Continue reading Uhura Training Academy