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Mel Giedroyc

We wrap up funny gals month with one of the most positive and delightful people on the planet, Mel Giedroyc! Leah talks about this Great British Bake Off host is as sweet as a platter of Victoria sandwiches. Get ready for some puns and British references. Also, we talk about the funniest things we’ve seen […]

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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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Events Library

Opening Night of the Gal’s Guide Library

Join us for a historic evening as we host the opening night of the Gal’s Guide Library, the first women’s history library in America where you can browse the books the stacks and check out a book. Browse our collection of over 1,600 women’s history books. Sign up for a library account and be the […]

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Katie talks about the author of We Should All Be Feminists Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and the dangers of only knowing a culture’s singular story. Wonderful conversation on feminism, equality and being inspired by fellow women. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras This month’s gal pals are Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Edan. […]

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Edith Wilson

The drinks have really kicked in and the gals talk about the “Petticoat Puppetrist,” Edith Wilson. Bonnie’s 1 Cool First Lady might be the first female president – for a least a few months. Edith Wilson was First Lady during World War 1, the passing of the 19th Amendment, and took charge when her husband’s, […]

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Volunteer Event: Sticker Party!

Gal’s Guide has collected over 1,300 women’s history books from various sources. Some of the books still have price tags or previous library stickers and barcodes. We need to get these books cleaned up so that they are ready to be checked out and on display. Many hands make light work so let’s have a […]

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Library Pop-Up Crowdfunder

Let’s Make History!!! ​ We are starting an epic crowdfunder to open the first independent women’s history library in the United States! Can you believe there isn’t a women’s history library where you can browse the stacks and check out a book?! With your help, we can change that! Gal’s Guide has collected over 1,300 […]

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Grace Hopper

This time there is actually a bug in the computer and we’re talking about the gal who found it! Bonnie’s 1 Cool STEM Thing is all about the lady with a long name whose work was pivotal to early modern computers. Rear Admiral Grace Brewster Murray Hopper created the first computer language and wrote the […]

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Mae Jemison

Lisa gets us to look up to the stars and get our imaginations ready to boldly go! Lisa’s 1 Cool STEM Thing is about the first African-American woman in space, Mae Jemison. We also talk about what sci-fi book or movie we would want the future to be like. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras […]