May 11, 2020

Mollie Beattie - Rebecca’s 1 Cool Animal Thing

Rebecca talks about the first-ever female head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Mollie Beattie. This gal released grey wolves back into Yellowstone and had the best day ever when she returned a bald eagle the environment. The gal-pals also talk about what 2 animals they would breed together. Snats anyone? 

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Mar 30, 2020

Gerty Cori - Leah’s 1 Cool Science Thing

What happens when you combine a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, diabetes research, and too much Pink Drink? Pizza Feet. I would say it will all make sense, but it really doesn't, however, it's the hilarious episode where Leah talks about her 1 Cool Science Thing, scientist Gerty Cori. 

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Mar 23, 2020

Marie Van Brittan Brown - Lisa’s 1 Cool Science Thing

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 still you hope no one at the door sees you.

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Mar 16, 2020

Mary Ainsworth - Katie’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Katie talks about a gal who went to college at age 16 and became a renowned child psychologist. Learn about the bonds between infants and care-givers because of the work of Mary Ainsworth. The gal pals also talk about donating their body to science or becoming a diamond, a coral reef, a tree or a record!

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Mar 9, 2020

Alice Ball - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Science Thing

Just days before moving into the library, the gal-pals gather together to record this month’s episodes - that’s right we record them all at once! The gals reflect on their favorite episodes recorded in Leah’s front room before Bonnie tells us her 1 cool science thing is Alice Ball and her cure for leprosy.

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Nov 25, 2019

Henrietta Lacks - Leah’s 1 Cool Medical Thing

Leah talks about the life and immortality of Henrietta Lacks. Even though Henrietta wasn't a doctor or nurse because of her there have been over 74,000 studies that have lead to treatments and vaccines for polio, HPV, cancers and more. The gals also talk about the best things they have done for their own health. 

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Nov 18, 2019

Virginia Apgar - Kerra’s 1 Cool Medical Thing

Have you heard of the Apgar score given to newborn babies? For Kerra’s 1 cool thing she talks about the fascinating woman who invented the score, Virginia Apgar. The gal pals also talk about their most frightening medical issues and how they survived them.

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Oct 28, 2019

Interview with Lisa Meece, CEO of Starbase Indy

So many of us are more than one thing. In our second only interview, Gal's Guide sat down with the CEO of Starbase Indy, Lisa Meece to get to know the 360 degrees of Lisa. This amazing gal found her people at Star Trek convention and not only became the CEO but runs a variety of consulting business that bridge the gap between traditional and non-traditional lifestyles. Get to know what it takes to boldly go in the direction of your passions! 

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Oct 25, 2019

Your Gal Friday Flashback - Dorothy Vaughan

Tieing into our Bonnie's 1 Cool STEM thing from earlier this week, our flashback episode is about another gal who learned computer language later in life. Learn about the amazing Hidden Figure Dorothy Vaughan. 

Original airdate: February 8, 2018 Ep #22 of Your Gal Friday

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Oct 21, 2019

Grace Hopper - Bonnie’s 1 Cool STEM Thing

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 book on the Mark 1. So boot up because we're going into the code and we're a little scared of the technology because Alexa and Facebook are listening! 

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