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BLACKSMITH & DETECTIVE: Elizabeth Brim & Kate Warne

I Don't Know Her

Release Date: 01/10/2020

MATHEMATICIAN: Amalie Emmy Noether show art MATHEMATICIAN: Amalie Emmy Noether

I Don't Know Her

Amanda makes an impassioned speech about why we need to do better at understanding how people become radicalized. Then Rita dives into the story of Amalie Emmy Noether, a German Jewish mathematician who continuously pushed against sexism and anti-Semitism in academia to eventually change the foundations of mathematical physics. 

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CHEF: Edna Lewis show art CHEF: Edna Lewis

I Don't Know Her

Our chatty hosts spend the start reminiscing over Christmases past. Then Amanda tells the story of Edna Lewis, the First Lady of Southern Cooking, and the true pioneer of the farm-to-table movement (at least according to Amanda). 

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ENTOMOLOGIST: Maria Sibylla Merian show art ENTOMOLOGIST: Maria Sibylla Merian

I Don't Know Her

The hosts discuss their approaches to confrontation before diving into the fascinating story of Maria Sibylla Merian, an entomologist who was one of the earliest European naturalists to observe insects and illustrate them accurately and beautifully. Plus, some friend facts are learned!

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ACTIVIST: Mary Ann Shadd Cary show art ACTIVIST: Mary Ann Shadd Cary

I Don't Know Her

The hosts weigh in on the asinine WSJ op-ed that criticized Dr. Jill Biden for using her rightfully earned honorific. Then Amanda talks about Mary Ann Shadd Cary, an outspoken activist, lawyer, and teacher who became the first Black woman publisher in North America and the first woman in Canada. 

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INVENTOR: Margaret E. Knight show art INVENTOR: Margaret E. Knight

I Don't Know Her

They're baaack! Join Rita & Amanda as they discuss their Covid journeys, why they're forever Team Pacey, and an update on merch! Then Rita tells the delightful tale of inventor Margaret E. Knight.

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Native American Heritage Month Re-Release: Freda Diesing & Elizabeth Peratrovich show art Native American Heritage Month Re-Release: Freda Diesing & Elizabeth Peratrovich

I Don't Know Her

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we are mashing up two of our favorite indigenous subjects: Freda Diesing & Elizabeth Peratrovich. Diesing was an incredible Haida artist & one of the few women totem pole carvers. Peratrovich, a Tlingit woman, helped design & push through the nation's FIRST anti-discrimination law.

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Native American Heritage Month Re-Release: Lyda Conley & Susan La Flesche Picotte show art Native American Heritage Month Re-Release: Lyda Conley & Susan La Flesche Picotte

I Don't Know Her

In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we are mashing up two of our favorite indigenous subjects: Lyda Conley & Susan La Flesche Picotte. Conley was a formidable fighter for justice & the preservation of Wyandot cemetery. Susan was a the first Native American woman to receive a medical degree. 

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SHARK LADY: Eugenie Clark show art SHARK LADY: Eugenie Clark

I Don't Know Her

Rita and Amanda spend the first few moments talking about cultural appropriation in costumes. Then Amanda introduces Eugenie Clark, an ichthyologist who became known as The Shark Lady. Eugenie discovered previously unknown ocean species, ran her own marine lab, performed research in more than 20 countries, published articles in National Geographic, was a bestselling author and much, much more.

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GYMNAST: Betty Okino show art GYMNAST: Betty Okino

I Don't Know Her

Rita and Amanda discover how easy it is to be a successful podcast--provided you're a mediocre white man. Then Rita tells the story of Betty Okino, an accomplished gymnast who broke barriers and invented complicated moves that changed the gymnastics world forever.

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MUSIC EDITOR: Else Blangsted show art MUSIC EDITOR: Else Blangsted

I Don't Know Her

Rita and Amanda talk about what it's like to feel invisible at work, then Amanda tells the story of Holocaust survivor and movie music editor, Else Blangsted. Her accomplishments and personal life are equal parts complex and fascinating.

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The hosts discuss the idea of sharing naked selfies with friends, then onto some badass women. Rita talks about Elizabeth Brim, a blacksmith who plays with femininity in her work. Amanda shares the adventurous story of Kate Warne, the first female detective in the United States, who once thwarted an effort to assassinate Lincoln.

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