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Epilogue Hamilton – Your Gal Friday

The gals wrap up their coverage of the Real Life Gals of the Hamilton Musical with a special guest. The gals are joined by Jessica, a 12 year-old who is a Your Gal Friday listener, and Hamilton fan. The gals talk about what they learned, what they missed covering, as well as an interesting compare-and-contrast […]

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Theodosia Burr – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about two gals named Theodosia Burr. Both gals received well-rounded education (uncommon for gals at the time) but also both grew up in single-parent homes. Their connection to a Aaron Burr certainly gives a complexity to their lives but as you’ll find out, they were pretty complex themselves.  We’ll do our […]

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Martha Washington – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about the 1st, First Lady of the United States. A gal who widowed twice, spent 6 winters on battlefield camps, was a delight to everyone she entertained even though she wished for a private life. Today we’re going the life and legacy of your gal, Martha Washington. Learn about Martha in […]

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Schuyler Sisters – Your Gal Friday

Your Gal Friday is covering the five amazing sisters from the Schuyler family. Today the Schuyler’s are most famous from the Hamilton musical featuring Angelica, Eliza and Peggy. In their real life, the Schuyler family has been in America since the 1650’s cementing themselves as one of the most influential in America’s founding. Even though […]

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Hamilton Musical – Your Gal Friday

This week we have our eyes on the history of the real life gals of Hamilton: An American Musical. We start with a prologue of what gals we are going to cover, what our baseline knowledge is, and what we are hoping to learn throughout our coverage. Full Episode on YouTube MORE EPISODES IN THE […]

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Epilogue of Hidden Figures – Your Gal Friday

Today we are wrapping up our journey into the real life gals of Hidden Figures in our epilogue show. We’re going to reflect on the big picture of these genius gals and let you know what we learned along that way. Let us know what you learned in the comments or on Facebook or Twitter!  […]

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Mary Jackson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who is a mathematician, a hidden figure and the first Black engineer at NASA. Her later work at Langley created opportunities for more women at NASA. Today we are talking about the life and legacy of your gal, Mary Jackson. Learn about Mary in 2 minutes Full Episode […]

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Katherine Johnson – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who is a math genius. Her calculations were pivotal in getting the first American in space and back home safely. But it didn’t stop there, from the early days of NACA testing airplanes and rocket all the way to the Space Shuttle Program she was there crunching the […]

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Dorothy Vaughan – Your Gal Friday

Today we are talking about a gal who was the first Black supervisor at what would become NASA, we’re talking about gal who taught herself a computer language that only a handful of people even knew existed. She was a mathematician, a teacher, and a Hidden Figure. Today we’re talking about the life and legacy […]