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Greta Thunberg

It’s the start of STEM month and Dr. Leah Leach’s 1 Cool STEM thing is about climate change activist, Greta Thunberg. Get to know more about this fierce 16-year-old and why we connect with her. We also talk about more young climate change activists. But we can’t always be serious so we Leah brought some […]

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We Need STEM Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Here are the top 20 books we would love to […]

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Uhura Training Academy – Full Course Schedule

What if Uhura had an academy? What would she teach? Gal’s Guide has partnered with Starbase Indy to host the Uhura Training Academy. During Thanksgiving weekend (Nov 29- Dec 1) learn about the skills and talents of our favorite Star Trek Communications Officer all while earning your Certificate of Completion (it’s totally framable and personalized). […]

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Uhura Training Academy 2019

It’s official Uhura Training Academy will return to Starbase Indy in 2019 to continue providing cadets of all ages educational programs inspired by our favorite Communications Officer. Our theme this year is female inventors and scientists. See our full course schedule.  See what we had available at Uhura Training Academy 2018 including our Gal-lery. Visit […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Lise Meitner

This week we’re bringing on the science as it’s Josh’s 1 cool Women’s History thing about nuclear physicist Lise Meitner. Leah, Bonnie, Katie, and Josh also talk about women of history they want to know more about and as much as they keep trying to avoid talking about Nazi’s, they keep talking about Nazi’s. All […]

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Eva Ekeblad

SAVED SWEDEN WITH VODKA Eva Ekeblad was born in Sweden in 1724 to a well-to-do family. At the age of 16, she married a count. She could have just entertained nobility and take care of her seven children but this gal had a brain for science. In the castle kitchen, she experimented with potatoes. Potatoes […]

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October Meeting

What do galaxy rotations and XY chromosomes have in common? They were both discovered by gals! Dr. Leah Leach will be our presenter this month tell us the fantastic stories and insights of historic gals of STEM. We’re back at Barley! Thursday, October 25 7pm-9pm Barley Island 639 Conner Street Noblesville, IN 46060 map Facebook […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Keeping Gals In STEM

Continuation of last week’s discussion on #STEMgals. Gal-pals Lisa Meece and Bonnie Fillenwarth join Dr. Leah Leach to throw shade on Snapchat, profess their love to Starbase Indy and deep dive into keeping gals in STEM careers. Your Host: Dr. Leah Leach Gal Pals: Lisa Meece, Bonnie Fillenwarth Full Episode YouTube Version Show Notes and Extras: Looking for […]

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Gal’s Guide Podcast – STEM 7

NASA had the Mercury 7, we have the STEM 7. Gal-pals Lisa Meece and Bonnie Fillenwarth join Dr. Leah Leach to talk about seven remarkable gals that changed the world on the newest episode of Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast. Who’s your favorite #STEMgal? Your Host: Dr. Leah Leach Gal Pals: Lisa Meece, Bonnie […]

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Bonnie’s STEM Goodies List

Books, plays, movies and apps, Bonnie Fillenwarth has gathered together a #STEMgals goodies list for you to devour. Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World by Rachel Swaby This is a really great book that covers all kinds of women from different backgrounds and scientific fields, medicine, paleontology, physics, mathematics, chemistry, and more. […]