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Dispelling the myth that only great men contributed to history by telling stories of the great women of history who shaped our world.

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Dispelling the myth that only great men contributed to history by telling stories of the great women of history who shaped our world.

    Episode 11 – Rose Marie McCoy: Songwriter to the Stars

    Episode 11 – Rose Marie McCoy: Songwriter to the Stars

    In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss Rose Marie McCoy, the prolific song writer behind some of the greatest hits of the 50's & 60's. She stepped into the brutal world of songwriting, carved out her own space, and made herself one of the most sought after talents in Blues and Rock … Continue reading Episode 11 – Rose Marie McCoy: Songwriter to the Stars →

    • 29 min
    Episode 10 – Bessie Coleman: “Brave Bessie”

    Episode 10 – Bessie Coleman: “Brave Bessie”

    In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the exploits of Bessie Coleman, the first black woman and Native American to ever hold a pilot's license. She travelled the world encouraging women and African Americans to learn to fly, all while performing death-defying stunts and advocating for gender and racial equality. If you've … Continue reading Episode 10 – Bessie Coleman: “Brave Bessie” →

    • 38 min
    Episode 9 – Hedy Lamarr: Mother of WiFi

    Episode 9 – Hedy Lamarr: Mother of WiFi

    In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts discuss the life of Hedy Lamarr: actor, renowned beauty and genius inventor. Although often dismissed as nothing more than pretty face during her lifetime, Hedy contributed to many of the tech revolutions that facilitate our day to day lives. We discuss male gatekeeping, female determination, and … Continue reading Episode 9 – Hedy Lamarr: Mother of WiFi →

    • 31 min
    Episode 8 – Gladys Bentley: Gender Outlaw

    Episode 8 – Gladys Bentley: Gender Outlaw

    As part of She’s Right’s participation in 16 days of activism to end violence against women, each piece will be dedicated to a woman who has lost her life due to gender-based violence. This podcast is dedicated to Kerrice Lewis, killed by a man on 28th December 2017, at the age of 23. In this … Continue reading Episode 8 – Gladys Bentley: Gender Outlaw →

    • 33 min
    Episode 7 – Lyda Conley: Lawyer, Activist, Guardian

    Episode 7 – Lyda Conley: Lawyer, Activist, Guardian

    In honour of International Rural Women's Day, this episode of Great Woman Theory discusses the life of Lyda Conley, member of the Wyandot Nation, lawyer, activist, and guardian of indigenous land rights. Lyda's fight to protect the Wyandot National Burial Ground from development ultimately led her to make history as the first Native American woman … Continue reading Episode 7 – Lyda Conley: Lawyer, Activist, Guardian →

    • 35 min
    Episode 6 – Rosalind Franklin: The Undiscovered Discoverer of DNA

    Episode 6 – Rosalind Franklin: The Undiscovered Discoverer of DNA

    In this episode of Great Woman Theory, our hosts and special guest Amy Bradshaw discuss the life and work of Rosalind Franklin, gifted chemist and researcher behind one of the greatest scientific discoveries of the 20th Century, the structure of DNA. Following what would have been her 100th birthday, we celebrate her life and work, … Continue reading Episode 6 – Rosalind Franklin: The Undiscovered Discoverer of DNA →

    • 47 min

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