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Jun 19, 2020

The final episode of season 2 features a "Dear White People" moment. Then Rita takes on Rosalind Franklin, a science pioneer whose accomplishments in life were stolen by her male colleagues. Raye Montague worked for the U.S. Navy, shattering glass ceilings as she took on racism and sexism to become the first person to...


Jun 12, 2020

Rita & Amanda tell the tales of two adventurers. Amanda starts off with Mary Carlotta Myers, a professional balloonist (as in, hot air balloons) who has a wild, wacky, and fascinating story. Then Rita tells of Mariya Oktyabrskaya, a Russian tank driver hellbent on revenge.

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Jun 5, 2020

It is with a heavy heart we bring today's episode. We contemplated not posting it, but we thought there might be folks who need the distraction. Rita tells the story of the "painter with no arms," Sarah Biffen, whose talent was so undeniable that she was asked to paint the royal family. Amanda shares the forgotten...


May 29, 2020

Today's episode is a treat! Amanda shares the story of Stephanie St. Clair, who became a successful female crime boss who never held her tongue. Then Rita shares the bubbly tale of Barb-Nicole Clicquot, nicknamed the "Grande Dame of Champagne" for her success turning a struggling business into a champagne empire.

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May 22, 2020

Groundbreaking is the theme of today's episode! Rita shares the inspiring story of Sandra Aguebor, the first woman to become a mechanic in Nigeria, who opened up doors for women behind her. Amanda's woman set a world record--Jerrie Mock was the first woman to fly solo around the world--but whose story was lost...