Your Gal Friday
By Gal's Guide to the Galaxy
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Your Gal Friday is a weekly podcast of female leaders, innovators and rule breakers hosted by Kate Chaplin & Phoebe Frear. Each podcast ties into a weekly article and a short educational video about this amazing gal in our galaxy. Produced by Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy. www.galsguide.org.
||Clean#32 Lucille Ball - Funny Gals||Today we are talking about a gal who created the framework for comedic sitcoms, opened the door for countless comedians, ran her own TV studio, ...||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#31 Prologue - Funny Gals||The gals are back from break and ready to dig into their next section, Funny Gals. In this prologue episode they let you know which ...||5/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#30 Epilogue Hamilton||The gals wrap up their coverage of the Real Life Gals of the Hamilton Musical with a special guest. The gals are joined by Jessica, ...||4/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#29 Theodosias’ Burr - Hamilton||Today we are talking about two gals named Theodosia Burr. Both gals received well-rounded education (uncommon for gals at the time) but also both grew ...||4/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#28 Martha Washington - Hamilton||Today we are talking about the 1st, First Lady of the United States. A gal who widowed twice, spent 6 winters on battlefield camps, was ...||3/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#27 The Schuyler Sisters - Hamilton||Your Gal Friday is covering the five amazing sisters from the Schuyler family. Today the Schuyler's are most famous from the Hamilton musical featuring Angelica, ...||3/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#26 Prologue Hamilton||This week we have our eyes on the history of the real life gals of Hamilton: An American Musical. We start with a prologue of ...||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25 Epilogue Hidden Figures||Today we are wrapping up our journey into the real life gals of Hidden Figures in our epilogue show. We’re going to reflect on the ...||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24 Mary Jackson - Hidden Figures||Today we are talking about a gal who is a mathematician, a hidden figure and the first Black engineer at NASA. Her later work at ...||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23 Katherine Johnson - Hidden Figures||Today we are talking about a gal who is a math genius. Her calculations were pivotal in getting the first American in space and back ...||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22 Dorothy Vaughan - Hidden Figures||Today we are talking about a gal who was the first Black supervisor at what would become NASA, we’re talking about gal who taught herself ...||2/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21 Prelude to Season 2 & Hidden Figures||Your Gal Friday is back! The gals have made a few changes; Lisa Leo has lent her voice to the opening/closing of the show, Kate ...||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20 Season 1 Recap||We recap the 19 gals we’ve covered on the show; provide more insights we learned after the show was released, behind the scenes, our favorite ...||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19 Annie Oakley - Sharpshooter||Today we are talking about a gal who was named by Sitting Bull “Little Miss Sure Shot.” She wow’d audiences before, after and during her ...||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18 Madam CJ Walker - Hair Care Entrepreneur||Today we are talking about a hard working gal who created a hair care line that made her one of the most successful African-American business ...||10/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17 Beth Frear Interview - author||For our first guest, we have joining us a gal who is a professional photographer and author. She enjoys allowing pictures and words to tell ...||10/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16 Mini-Cast Beth Frear Interview Preparation||We are preparing for our first in studio guest! Author and photographer, Beth Frear will join us next. Until then, here is a mini-cast of ...||9/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||9/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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, ...||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||9/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||9/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||8/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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. ...||8/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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, ...||8/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||7/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||6/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#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 ...||6/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 Coco Chanel - Fashion Designer||Her name has graced perfume, clothing, and handbags since the 1920’s. She freed women from the constraints of the corset and popularized a sporty and ...||6/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 Hedy Lamarr - Inventor of wi-fi||On this week's episode we are talking about a gal who was promoted by Louis B. Mayer as “the world’s most beautiful woman.” Her patent, with ...||6/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 Alice Guy Blaché - First Female Filmmaker||Here is a gal who created the framework that would make movies last over 100 years. Her innovations include: being the first to tell a ...||6/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Great show. Well researched. Hosts are great. I could listen all day long.
Love this show!
Such a wonderful time each week learning about a gal of history and what lessons I can take with me in my own life. Perfect for educators, parents and super cool kids.