Sep 22, 2017

#15 Annie Jump Cannon - Astronomer

Learn about the astronomer who, in a time when women couldn’t vote and were rarely accepted for their scientific minds, classified the stars in a system that is still used today.  We’re uncovering the life and legacy of your gal, Annie Jump Cannon.

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Sep 15, 2017

#14 J.K. Rowling - Author of Harry Potter

Today we are talking about a gal who has sold more than 400 million copies of her books, got children excited to read massive page-turners,  won multiple awards including being named the Most Influential Woman in Britain, and unlike like the other gals we’ve talked about in the series so far, she’s still alive and building a legacy and inspiration. Today we’re talking about the life of Your Gal, J.K. Rowling.

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Sep 8, 2017

#13 Mini-Cast J.K. Rowling Preparation

This week we try something new. We present to you a little behind the scenes of our process. In this mini-cast we talk about our preparation for next week’s full episode of author J.K. Rowling. In this episode Kate & Phoebe talk about what they already knew as well as what they are looking forward to learning in their research.  Let us know if you like these mini-casts.

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Sep 1, 2017

#12 Julia Child - Chef, Author & TV Personality

Today we are talking about a gal called “our lady of the ladle” She peppered our TV screens from her kitchen and reached ours. She added spice to our lives and french flavors to our cooking. This a(steamed) gal, cooked her way into our hearts for generations. Today we’re going to let the cooking puns boil over and talk about the life and legacy of Your Gal, Julia Child.

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Aug 18, 2017

#11 Mary Anderson - Inventor of the Windshield Wiper

We are talking about the inventor of the windshield wiper, a little automotive history, and a fun sidebar on more wonderful gals with patents. Today we’re going to talk about the life and legacy of Your Gal, Mary Anderson.

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Aug 11, 2017

#10 Film Pioneers - Special Episode

In this special episode of Your Gal Friday we talk about 4 early film pioneers that created the framework for movies today spanning from 1896-1982. The 4 gals in this episode are: Alice Guy Blache, Lois Weber, Dorothy Arzner and Margaret Booth.

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Aug 4, 2017

#9 Susan B. Anthony - Women’s Rights Leader

Today we are talking about a gal dedicated her life to women’s rights, sparked by not being allowed to speak because she was a woman, to speaking around the country about the importance of the right to vote, anti-slavery and the dangers of alcohol.  Today we’re going to talk about the life and legacy of Your Gal, Susan B Anthony.

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Jul 21, 2017

#8 Ada Lovelace - Mother of Computers

Today we are talking about the mother of computers, which is gonna seem odd because she died nearly 100 years before the first computer was ever completed. Her work with Charles Babbage was ahead of its time but her influence and innovation is still inspiring men and women all over the world. Your Gal, Ada Lovelace.

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Jul 14, 2017

#7 Jane Addams - Mother of Social Work

Today we are talking about a gal who known as the Mother of Social Work. She founded the template for what is the modern day YMCA or Boys & Girls Club. Her settlement known as Hull House utilized the neighborhood for social and civic change.  She was a pacifist and an activist for peace and in 1931 she was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Today we’re going to talk about the life and legacy of Your Gal, Jane Addams.

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Jul 7, 2017

#6 Harriet Tubman - Slave Rescuer

Today we’re going to talk about a remarkable rebel. Born into slavery, she not only escaped but she made 13 rescue missions to save family and friends. In the Civil War she was a nurse, an armed scout and a spy. She was the first woman to lead war-time troops. She was speaker for abolition, women’s rights, temperance, and civil rights. Today we are talking about the life and legacy of Your Gal, Harriet Tubman.

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Jun 30, 2017

#5 Ella Fitzgerald - Jazz Singer

Today we are talking about a gal who is one of the top Jazz singers in history. Named the “First lady of song” she won 13 Grammys and sold more than 40 million albums. She sang songs from the Great American Songbook and made them her own. Ira Gershwin once said “I never knew how good our songs were until I heard Ella Fitzgerald sing them.” Learn about the life and legacy of Your Gal, Ella Fitzgerald.

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Jun 23, 2017

#4 Bessie Coleman - Fearless Flyer

Here is a gal who was so fearless that in a time when women, African-Americans, and Native Americans were banned from learning how to fly - she did. In her own words, she “refused to accept ‘no’ for an answer” With nail-biting barnstorming aerial stunt performances, this gal kept you on the edge of your seat. An inspiration to many, including astronauts, this gal used the airplane to promote equal rights and civil rights. Your Gal, Bessie Coleman.

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