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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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Corina Newsome

Amy tells us all about @Hood_Naturalist, Corina Newsome. Corina is not only a biologist who studies sparrows in Georgia but she is one of the founders of #BlackBirdersWeek. Amy also name drops many Black superstar scientists with socials who are making science much more inclusive and downright joyful!  Show Notes This month our Gal Pals […]

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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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Women’s Battalion of Death

Author of Women Warriors, Pamela Toler, tells us the fascinating tale of the Women’s Battalion of Death lead by Maria Botchkareva. The Gal Pals also ask if you can conform and rebel at the same time. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for January are, Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Qiu Jin

It’s the start of Season 3 of the Gal’s Guide Guide Podcast!! We are starting off – what can only be an amazing year – celebrating rebel gals. We are joined this month by author and history nerd, Pamela Toler! Bonnie Fillenwarth starts us off with a Chinese feminist revolutionary who founded a girls’ school […]

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Book Club

Katie Harris has a knack for picking a great book! A leader (and treasured unicorn) of the Gal’s Guide Book Club Katie will hand pick a book that fits into our research them for the month. Selections might be fiction, they might be non fiction. We will meet on the second Thursday and last Thursday […]

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100th Episode of the Gal’s Guide Podcast

We did the math and if you subtract our flashback episodes and the audiobook chapters of Frankenstein and Kristin Lavansdatter this is our 100th Gal’s Guide episode!!! It’s also the last episode of Season 2!  Leah, Katie, and Bonnie could have done a full retrospective but it’s been a hell of a year so they […]

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Maya Angelou

Katie finished up our research and tribute to authors by talking about a nomadic and creative gal who was like a phoenix from the ashes. From Still I Rise and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Katie tells us the life of Maya Angelou. We also talk about Tupac, life-changing books, Bonnie’s hatred of […]

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Jane Austen

“A drinking club with a book problem,” Mary Miller gives us the wonderful scoop on Jane Austen. I mean she would know she’s been the Indiana Regional Coordinator for the Jane Austen Society of North America. This episode is full of Jane fun for that ranges from the scholar to the recreational user (AKA “Bonnets”). […]