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Clever Girls

Former educators Allison Hendrick and Kimberlee Kelly discuss amazing and inspiring women, past and present, as well as pop culture and current events. Follow the links to our show on iTunes and Google Play, or you can find us on Spotify or podcast apps like Podcast Addict. 

Apr 30, 2018

Kimberlee and Allison look into the history and accomplishments of women who have recently been making headlines. Tammie Jo Shults is a former Naval fighter pilot and current Southwest pilot and Kimba Wood is a Senior United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.


Apr 23, 2018

While the fashion industry has been pretty male dominated, Allison and Kimberlee discuss two female designers who transformed fashion in their eras. Rose Bertin and Marie Antoinette set the standard in pre-Revolutionary France while Dame Mary Quant's mod styles, including the miniskirt and hotpants, still...


Apr 17, 2018

As next week is Earth Day, this week Allison and Kimberlee discuss two women who dedicated their lives to protecting the environment, even when they faced violence and intimidation. Dr. Wangari Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement in Kenya and won the Nobel for her work, while Berta C├íceres founded the Council of...


Apr 9, 2018

In this long awaited episode, Kimberlee and Allison discuss two women who weren't given the credit they deserved for their incredible scientific research and discoveries. Microbiologist Dr. Esther Lederberg pioneered work in bacterial genetics and nuclear physicist Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu came to be known as the Queen of...


Apr 2, 2018

It's the final episode of our continent by continent minisode miniseries! Allison and Kimberlee discuss women who have accomplished some incredible "firsts" on Antarctica. Ingrid Christensen was the first woman to see Antarctica from the air and the first to set foot on the mainland. Jade Hameister, among other records,...