Okay, strap in because we’re going on a wild ride. Dr. Leah Leach is gonna tell ya about Florence Harding, not only the wife to the 29th President Warren G. Harding, but she was a feminist, knew how to operate a movie camera, flew in airplanes before Amelia Earnhardt set any records, and she might … Continue reading Florence Harding
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 … Continue reading Volunteer Event: Sticker Party!
First episode of season 2!!! Raise your glass because the Gal's Guide Podcast is back and bringing you inspiring, fun and shocking stories about First Ladies. We voted to go in reverse chronological order so first up is Katie's 1 Cool First Lady, Michelle Obama! We focused on the ever-changing expectations on a FLOTUS and … Continue reading Michelle Obama
On November 10, Gal's Guide collaborated with Starbase Indy and the Center for Inquiry to host an event during the Spirit & Place Festival 2019. To tie into the R/Evolution theme of the festival, our event was the Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom with a panel discussion. Our panel was moderated by Lisa Meece, the CEO … Continue reading Evolution of Sci-Fi Fandom
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 … Continue reading Library Pop-Up Crowdfunder
We need your help! Gal's Guide is a 100% volunteer staff. We are a small organization with a big history-making mission. We're trying to build the first lending-library of women's history in the United States. We can use all the help we can get! We need gals and guys to help catalog our collection, prep … Continue reading Volunteer at Gal’s Guide!
Black Friday. Small Business Saturday. Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday. What is Giving Tuesday? (from GivingTuesday.org) Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world on December 3, 2019 and every day. It was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that … Continue reading #GivingTuesday 2019
Last episode of the season!! Leah talks about the life and immortality of Henrietta Lacks. Even though Henrietta wasn't a doctor or nurse because of her there have been over 74,000 studies that have lead to treatments and vaccines for polio, HPV, cancers and more. The gals also talk about the best things they have … Continue reading Henrietta Lacks
Have you heard of the Apgar score given to newborn babies? For Kerra's 1 cool thing she talks about the fascinating woman who invented the score, Virginia Apgar. The gal pals also talk about their most frightening medical issues and how they survived them. YouTube Version https://youtu.be/bLFqxliCqYY Show Notes & Links Previous in Medical Month … Continue reading Virginia Apgar
Katie pays us a little home doctor’s visit by telling us the story of nursing pioneer Lillian Wald. Founder of the Henry Street Settlement she believed that health care should be available to all and convinced more women to enter a career in medicine. The gal pals also talk about fighting for their health, birth … Continue reading Lillian Wald