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Marie Van Brittan Brown

Lisa Meece’s 1 Cool Science Thing gets the gal-pals talking about the barriers of female inventors while she enlightens us on the genius of Marie Van Brittan Brown who invented the home security system. The gal-pals also talk about their own security systems like “Bra Off Day Off” and “T-Rex Mode” where you are so […]

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Free Stories to Stream from Audible

Audible has made nearly 250 books available to stream for free. From Audible: “For as long as schools are closed, we’re open. Starting today, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free […]

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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 […]

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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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Gal’s Guide Podcast – Women Who Made the Internet

Step aside Al Gore, because Bonnie read a book with a pun in the title all about how so many women made the internet! Learn about the women who invented computer programming and hyperlinks. Learn who decided early computers would be oatmeal color and why we use the term “computer bug” Spoilers! It’s all women!!! […]

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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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Be A Guest on Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast

Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy Podcast is looking for guests and we think you are pretty awesome.  Sign up to be a guest on the show! We’re looking for 2-3 guests per episode who have experience or expertise in these topics: Women in comedy Women in sports Women in music Women in STEM Women in books […]