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Lottie Dod

The Gal Pals find Olympic games where they can sit or lay down, meanwhile Katie tells us about Lottie Dod who never sat still. Voted the best versatile female athlete by Guinness World Records, Lottie played a ton of sports including winning Silver in Archery and being the youngest ever female singles champion in Wimbledon!  […]

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Gertrude Ederle

It’s the start of Olympic Gal month and Bonnie is giving us “What For!” Well, actually, she’s telling about an Olympic swimmer who swam the English Channel who might have coined the phrase “What For!” Gertrude Ederle learned to win in a New York river with a rope around her waist. She’s the “Grease Smeared […]

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Gal’s Guide Anthology Call for Submissions

Share your experience with women’s history with us. Any story or poem of how women’s history or women in history has impacted your life is what we are looking for. Deadline is 12/16/2021 for publication in March 2022 Women’s History Month!  Submission will be chosen by a jury of 3, one representing Gal’s Guide, one […]

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Vote For New Explorer Books!

Every month we have a research theme. We gather the books we have in the collection and the Gal’s Pals research for the Gal’s Guide Podcast. Sometimes we have holes in the collection where we could use more materials have better diversity in the theme. This is where YOU come in! We’ll post a short […]

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Women of Greek Myths

Beware of spit takes while listening to this episode! It takes us four ridiculous tries to start the show before going into a biblical story rant about Leah’s namesake, Debbi turning people into stone, and Bonnie whippin’ out her college thesis on us tell us her comical list of complaints of Greek (and Roman) women […]

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Hope Jahren

The gal pals get really excited talk about their favorite childhood tree! Then Katie brings us up to speed on the amazing work of Geobiologist, Hope Jahren. Hope is the author of two books Lab Girl and our book club pick The Story of More. Learn about this Minnesota gal and her superpower for the […]

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Inge Lehmann

The Gal Pals talk about their adventures in recycling, fickle pickles, and the Danish Semiologist, Inge Lehmann. Journey with us to the lady who discovered what is in the enter of the Earth – with science! Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month are Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, Rebecca Berfanger and Leah Leach Leah […]

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The Gal-Pals have settled into the new library space and are ready to get their hands dirty learning about environmental gals. Leah is up first with the “Grande Dame of the Everglades” Marjory Stoneman Douglas. She talks about how she yelled a man for dropping his pen and how she made us want to save […]

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Soul Sisters Fairy House

Gal’s Guide has made a fairy-sized ofrenda, an altar with a collection of offerings traditionally at a Mexican Día de Muertos celebration. Our ofrenda is a celebration of our soul sisters of the past. We invite YOU to come make a fairy-sized shrine of a famous woman of history, friend, or family member who has […]

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Mona’s Five Recommends

Barbara Jordan, American Hero by Mary Beth Rogers Women Warriors: An Unexpected History by Pamela Toler Unbought & Unbossed by Shirley Chisholm The Book of Women: 300 Notable Women by Lynne Griffin When the Drummers Were Women by Layne Redmond What 5 Women’s History Books Do You Recommend? Let us know at info@galsguide.org