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Marie Tharp

Jenn wraps up Science Gal Month talking about Marie Tharp who was the first to map the Atlantic Ocean floor! Over time her work showed the existence of mountain ranges that extended over 40,000 miles around the globe.  Show Notes How Marie Tharp changed GeologyTharpe / Heezen Map of the ocean floors, published in 1977 […]

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Myers-Briggs

Did you know the Myers-Briggs personality test was designed by a mother and daughter? Did you know it’s used in hiring processes today? Learn about the interesting history of the test and see what you think.  Show Notes & Extras Isabel Briggs Myers (Wikipedia) Katharine Cook Briggs (Wikipedia) Persona: The Dark Truth behind Personality Tests […]

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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson

Science Gals Month continues! Katie ask what if we’d donate our bodies to science before telling us about the first female licensed doctor in Brittan. But Elizabeth Garret Anderson was more than that, she was also a suffragist and a mayor!  Show Notes Book – Stiff by Mary Roach (Amazon) Article – 11 Little Known […]

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Rosalind Franklin

Bonnie starts off Science Gals month talking about the “Dark Lady of DNA” Dr. Rosalind Franklin. You might know her better as the one who wrote all the notes about DNA and then some dude named Watson took them and published them first. Deliciously feisty episode! Show Notes Book: Rosalind Frankin: The Dark Lady of […]

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Celia Hunter

Katie closes up Naturalist Gals Month by telling us the story of Celia Hunter. This adventurer was a pilot and helped expand Alaska’s natural park system. She also founded the Alaska Conservation Foundation! Images

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Maria Sibylla Merian

Bonnie is a “frost-tender flower!” Naturalist Gal Month continues and Dr. Leah Leach talks about the Swiss naturalist who observed insects and made amazing illustrated drawings of their habitat. The gals also talk about their favorite seasons, throw shade on Michigan and talk about #WelcomeToFairyville & G.G. the #FlatSquirrel  Show Notes Fairyville Activities Maria’s Books […]

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Janaki Ammal

It’s the start of Naturalist Month at the Gal’s Guide Library. The Gal Pals are sharing 1 cool woman related to the study of and the conservation of nature. Amy Dalton is back and starts us off talking about Janaki Ammal who made sugar sweeter and help conserve land in India!  Show Notes The Wire […]

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Rooting Your Dreams Workshop

We’ve been so inspired by the April book club selection, The Awakened Woman by Dr. Tererai Trent! Gal’s Guide is hosting a workshop to put into action the lessons Dr. Tererai lays out in the book. We are going to talk about our goals & dreams, write them down, and bury them in the soil […]

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Mary Golda Ross

Katie talks about the designer of rockets & missiles for Lockheed Martin! Mary Golda Ross was a shining example of a Cherokee Nation education who reached the stars! We don’t even know the fullest extent of her awesomeness because a lot of her work is still classified to this day. Area 51, anyone?  Show Notes […]

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Harriet Burns

Jen talks about the Disney Imagineer behind many of your favorite rides and areas at the Disney Parks! Two of her favorites that she worked on were Pirates of the Caribbean and Haunted Mansion – she even has her own tombstone on the Haunted Mansion grounds, can you guess which one before the episode is […]