Gals Guide to the Galaxy

Read. Learn. Create.

aka Gal's Guide Library   |   Noblesville, IN   |  www.galsguide.org

Mission

Gal’s Guide mission is to provide an independent women’s history library to preserve, collect, share and champion women’s achievements and lessons learned. We will act as a catalyst to creators who utilize our resources to guide others to these amazing role models who have been waiting in the shadows of history for too long.

Ruling year info

2016

Executive Director

Dr. Leah Leach

Main address

1393 Wayne Street

Noblesville, IN 46060 USA

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EIN

81-2636728

NTEE code info

Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations (P80)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Women's History Library

We have opened the first independent women’s history lending library in America. We accept donations of books and materials that document women’s history around the world.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adolescents
Children
Preteens
Sexual identity

Our adult podcast features a roundtable discussion where each guest brings one cool thing to the table that relates to women in our monthly topic.

Population(s) Served
Women and girls
Lesbians
Intersex people
Bisexuals

Gal’s Guide organizes 3 days of programming for Starbase Indy during Thanksgiving Weekend. Uhura Training Academy merges STEM subjects with a Star Trek theme providing high-quality learning programs for all ages.

Population(s) Served
Adults

We offer four exciting school outreach programs tailored for Elementary through University and in 30 minutes to 1-hour presentations.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Adults
Women
Adolescents
Children
Preteens

Where we work

Awards

Best Family Podcast - Your Gal Friday 2017

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Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Gals Guide to the Galaxy

Board of directors
as of 10/14/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Dr Leah Leach

Gal's Guide to the Galaxy

Term: 2016 - 2021

Katie Harris

Bonnie Fillenwarth

Heidi Yost

Sean Woods

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 01/14/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data