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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Oct 11, 2019

Your Gal Friday Flashback - Katherine Johnson

Tieing into our Leah's 1 Cool STEM thing from earlier this week, our flashback episode is about another child prodigy whose math calculations were pivotal to the Space Race. We're making math a ton of fun and bringing you the life and legacy of Hidden Figure, Katherine Johnson on this Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: February 16, 2018 Ep #23 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2018/02/16/katherine-johnson-your-gal-friday/

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Oct 7, 2019

Greta Thunberg - Leah’s 1 Cool STEM Thing

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 STEM puns and we talk about the best teen-team up ever. Wonder Twins powers activate! 

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Sep 30, 2019

Carrie Fisher - Leah’s 1 Cool Movie Thing

Leah closes out movie month talking about her unexpected role model and weird connection to Carrie Fisher. Hilarious stories about Star Wars, Paul Simon, Debbie Reynolds, and acid-tripping with Cary Grant. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn why you can’t wear underwear in space.   

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Sep 9, 2019

Kathleen Shannon - Bonnie’s 1 Cool Movie Thing

Birthday girl, Bonnie starts off movie month with a Kathleen Shannon a Canadian film director and producer who founded Studio D. Government funded this film studio was dedicated to women filmmakers, a first in the world. Fellow gal-pals, Leah Leach, Katie Harris and Denise Jaeckel also start voting for Syphilis again. Anything can happen on this show and we have the t-shirts to prove it! (Psst…. visit our Red Bubble shop). #DirectedbyWomen

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Aug 30, 2019

YGF Flashback - Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Tieing into our research theme is a gal who with the help of advertising and reporters made herself a legend. Babe Didrikson Zaharias played so many sports, including Olympic track and field, bowling, baseball, basketball, golf and even challenged Babe Ruth to a boxing match. You are in for a ride on this week's Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: August 2018 Ep #43 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2018/08/24/babe-didrikson-zaharias-your-gal-friday/

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Aug 23, 2019

YGF Flashback - Madam CJ Walker

Tieing into our research theme, Madam CJ Walker used advertising to sell her hair-care line making her one of the richest African-American women. Truly rags to riches story...and also soon to be a Netflix special starring Octavia Spencer. 

Original airdate: October 2017 Ep #18 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2017/10/13/madam-cj-walker-your-gal-friday/

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Aug 12, 2019

Mary Wells Lawrence - Katie’s 1 Cool Advertising Thing

Plop, plop, fizz, fizz oh what a relief it is that Gal’s Guide Podcast is back! This week Katie brings to the table the trailblazer in the advertising world who was reasonable for the famous Alka Seltzer ad, Mary Wells Lawrence.  Joined by Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth and Kami Leach the gals talk about the ad that convinces them to buy things (listen in Facebook) and the oh too real work-life-kids balance. Get ready for this Mad Woman of the advertising world.

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Aug 9, 2019

YGF Flashback - Lucille Ball

And now for something completely different! Tieing into advertising month in a comical way, discover the gal who made one of the funniest commercial skits (Vitameatavegimin anyone?) and who also sold products ranging from cars to refrigerators and even cigarettes. America's favorite red-head for decades it's the life of comedian Lucille Ball on this Your Gal Friday flashback episode. 

Original airdate: May 2018 Ep #32 of Your Gal Friday

Show Notes & Extras:https://galsguide.org/2018/05/18/lucille-ball-your-gal-friday/

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Aug 2, 2019

YGF Flashback - Joan Jett

Tieing into Katie's love for Dolly Parton's business mind, discover a fantastic business mind in the punk and Rock n' Roll world. Joan Jett is week's Your Gal Friday Flashback episode. 

Original airdate: July 2018 Ep #38 of Your Gal Friday

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