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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

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A fairy tale podcast for kids about extraordinary women from all over the world. Based on the bestselling series Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, each episode delves further into the lives of women from the books, encouraging young listeners to ask questions and explore their interests. Narration… read more

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Samantha Power read by Cecile Richards

October 13th, 2020

21:25

Once upon a time, there was a girl who told powerful stories, and helped solve world problems. Her name is Samantha Power. Samantha was born in …

Get to Know Cecile Richards

October 13th, 2020

5:41

Get to know Cecile Richards, a national leader for women’s right and social and economic justice in this Rebel Girls Interview. Cecile brought us the story of Samantha Power who served as the U.S Ambassador to the …

Noor Inayat Khan read by Freida Pinto

October 6th, 2020

17:50

In this episode, a princess who became a spy, the story of Noor Inayat Khan. Noor was born in Russia to an American mother and a Muslim father who came from a noble family. By the time she was a young girl she had moved …

Get to Know Freida Pinto

October 6th, 2020

6:24

Get to know actress and activist Freida Pinto! Freida is known for acclaimed films such as ‘Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Trishna,’ 'Rise of the Planet of …

Alice Guy Blache read by Brenda Chapman

September 29th, 2020

15:58

Once upon a time, there was a girl whose love for stories would make her the first female filmmaker in the world. Her name was Alice Guy Blache. …

Get to Know Brenda Chapman

September 29th, 2020

6:27

Get to know Brenda Chapman, who helped launch DreamWorks Animation Studios and later joined Pixar Animation Studios where she created, wrote and directed Brave – inspired by her relationship with her daughter - for …

In Memory: Ruth Bader Ginsberg Read by Pricilla Chan

September 22nd, 2020

23:55

The world lost a mighty voice on Friday, September 18th. On this episode we celebrate the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.


Though she seemed quiet and shy, Ruth was brilliant with a quick …

Get to know Laurene Powell Jobs

September 15th, 2020

4:54

Get to know Laurene Powell-Jobs who read the story of Tereza Lee. Laurene Powell Jobs is founder and president of Emerson Collective. Emerson’s …

Tereza Lee read by Laurene Powell Jobs

September 15th, 2020

19:05

Often described as the “original DREAMer,” Tereza Lee is an activist and musician who bravely stepped out of the shadows to share her story as a young undocumented immigrant in the United States. Although the U.S. …

Sandra And The Stars

September 8th, 2020

14:58

Once upon a time, there was a girl who dreamed of going to the moon. Her name is

Sandra Cauffman, and today she is an electrical engineer who works at NASA.


On a summer night in Costa Rica, Sandra watched the first moon …

Best of Rebel Girls: Harriet Tubman read by Tarana Burke

September 1st, 2020

19:10

This Summer we're reuniting with the stories of some of our favorite Rebel Girls. This week, Harriet Tubman.


Once upon a time, there was a girl who fought for freedom. Her name was Harriet. In this episode, you will …

Best of Rebel Girls: Celia Cruz read by Justina Machado

August 18th, 2020

18:27

This Summer we're reuniting with the stories of some of our favorite Rebel Girls. This week, Celia Cruz!


Once upon a time, a girl learned to sing …

Best of Rebel Girls: Ada Lovelace Read by Jodi Kantor

August 11th, 2020

16:49

This fall on our Podcast, we're reuniting with the stories of our favorite Rebel Girls. Up first: Ada Lovelace!


As a child, Ada Lovelace loved machines. She studied birds and drew sketches trying to build her own flying …

Get to Know Lindsey Vonn

August 3rd, 2020

6:28

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Lindsey Vonn who narrated the previous episode about Simone Biles. If you haven't listened to that episode, now is a great time to go …

Simone Biles read by Lindsey Vonn

July 27th, 2020

24:25

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Once upon a time, there was a girl who loved flipping, flying, and tumbling. Her name was Simone Biles.


Simone is an Olympic champion gymnast and first-ever woman to land a triple-double in competition on the …

Get to Know Cristina Mittermeier

July 20th, 2020

6:21

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today we meet Cristina Mittermeier, who narrated the previous episode about Jane Goodall. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to …

Jane Goodall read by Cristina Mittermeier

July 13th, 2020

24:10

Once upon a time, there was a girl who dreamed of living with animals in faraway Africa. Her name was Jane.


Jane Goodall was a secretary when her boss offered her the unique opportunity to travel to Africa and observe …

Get to Know Ashley Graham

July 6th, 2020

4:42

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Ashley Graham who narrated the previous episode about Josephine Baker. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time …

Josephine Baker read by Ashley Graham

June 29th, 2020

21:49

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Once upon a time, there was a girl who became a dancer, a spy, and a civil rights activist. Her name was Josephine.


One of the most sought-after performers in history, Josephine Baker became known for her …

Get to Know Gayle King

June 23rd, 2020

4:24

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Gayle King who narrated the previous episode about Oprah Winfrey. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to …

Oprah Winfrey read by Gayle King

June 15th, 2020

23:53

Once upon a time, there was a girl whose little voice grew to make a big difference. Her name was Oprah. When Oprah won a beauty pageant, a local radio invited her to the studio to realize her dream of becoming a …

Get to Know Pearl Thusi

June 9th, 2020

8:28

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Pearl Thusi who narrated the previous episode about Michelle Obama. If you haven't yet listened to that episode, now is a great time to …

Michelle Obama read by Pearl Thusi

June 3rd, 2020

22:26

Once upon a time, there was a girl who always aimed high—and inspired others to do the same. Her name was Michelle. When Michelle was a little girl …

Get to Know Yuan Yuan Tan

May 26th, 2020

4:04

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Yuan Yuan Tan who narrated the previous episode about Alicia Alonso. If you haven't yet listened to last week's episode, now is a great …

Alicia Alonso read by Yuan Yuan Tan

May 19th, 2020

27:59

Once upon a time, there was a Cuban ballerina who was blind. Her name was Alicia.

As a little girl, Alicia was a naturally talented dancer. She spent her days filled with hours and hours of practice. She became one of …

Get to Know Kat Taylor

May 12th, 2020

3:42

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Kat Taylor who narrated the previous episode about Temple Grandin. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good time …

Temple Grandin read by Kat Taylor

May 5th, 2020

21:53

Once upon a time, there was a girl who thought in pictures instead of words. Her name was Temple. When Temple was a girl, her parents realized she …

Get to Know Jameela Jamil

April 28th, 2020

3:28

This season, we invited kids to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Jameela Jamil who narrated the previous episode about Greta Thunberg. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good …

Greta Thunberg read by Jameela Jamil

April 21st, 2020

20:06

Once upon a time, there was a Swedish girl who refused to go to school. Her name was Greta.

When Greta found out about an island of trash the size of …

Get to Know Tatiana Maslany

April 15th, 2020

4:29

Today you'll hear from famed Hollywood actress, Tatiana Maslany, who narrated the previous episode about Hedy Lamarr. If you haven't listened to last …

Hedy Lamarr read by Tatiana Maslany

April 7th, 2020

18:38

Growing up in Austria-Hungary, Hedy Lamarr had two great passions: acting and inventing. She’s best known for her work in Hollywood, stunning …

Get to Know Ruth Reichl

March 31st, 2020

7:23

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Ruth Reichl who narrated the previous episode about …

Julia Child read by Ruth Reichl

March 24th, 2020

21:26

Once upon a time, there was a towering girl who would inspire a culinary revolution in America. Her name was Julia. Julia was a spy during World War …

Get to Know Kit Deslauriers

March 17th, 2020

2:53

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Kit Deslauriers who narrated the previous episode about Junko Tabei. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now …

Junko Tabei read by Kit Deslauriers

March 10th, 2020

21:47

Once upon a time there was a girl who climbed to the very top of the world. Her name was Junko Tabei. In fourth grade, her teacher Watanabe-Sensei takes her class on a trip to a mountain. It’s bigger than any Junko’s …

ENCORE Episode: Wangari Maathai read by Melinda Gates

February 25th, 2020

18:07

When lakes started to dry up and streams seemed to disappear, a woman decided to bring the forest back and planted a million trees. Wangari Maathai is the founder of the Green Belt movement in Africa and the recipient …

Get to Know May Boeve

July 30th, 2019

3:02

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from May Boeve who narrated the previous episode about Katia Krafft. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a …

Katia Krafft read by May Boeve

July 23rd, 2019

20:22

Once upon a time, a girl dreamed of sailing down a river of lava. Her name was Katia. Katia became fascinated with volcanoes when she first saw them …

Get To Know Tanja Babich

July 16th, 2019

3:41

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Tanja Babich who narrated the previous episode about Carmen Amaya. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is …

Carmen Amaya read by Tanja Babich

July 9th, 2019

21:53

Once upon a time, there lived a flamenco dancer who could break floorboards with her feet. Her name was Carmen. Everywhere she went, audiences were …

Get To Know Jackie Cruz

July 2nd, 2019

5:05

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Jackie Cruz who narrated the previous episode about the Mirabal Sisters. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, …

The Mirabal Sisters read by Jackie Cruz

June 25th, 2019

15:31

Once upon a time, four sisters led their country to freedom. Their names were Minerva, Patria, Maria Teresa, and Dedé. Though they lived in a …

Get to Know Marcy Vaj

June 18th, 2019

4:00

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Marcy Vaj who narrated the previous episode about Bebe Vio. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now is a good …

Bebe Vio read by Marcy Vaj

June 11th, 2019

19:14

Once upon a time, there was a girl who wielded a sword. Her name was Beatrice Vio or “Bebe” for short. When Bebe was just 11 years old, she came down …

Get to Know Justina Machado

June 4th, 2019

3:45

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Justina Machado who narrated the previous episode about Celia Cruz. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, now …

Celia Cruz read by Justina Machado

May 28th, 2019

17:51

Once upon a time, a girl learned to sing before she could talk. Her name was Celia. She began singing to her siblings and cousins at bedtime, but a …

Get to Know Amy Landecker

May 21st, 2019

4:38

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Amy Landecker who narrated the previous episode about Corrie Ten Boom. If you haven't listened to last week's episode, …

Corrie Ten Boom read by Amy Landecker

May 14th, 2019

19:20

Once upon a time, a girl risked everything to do what was right. Her name was Corrie. From the time she was a small child, Corrie learned two things from her parents: how to make a broken watch tick and how to care for …

Get to Know Lowri Morgan

May 7th, 2019

5:09

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Lowri Morgan who narrated the previous episode …

Aisholpan Nurgaiv read by Lowri Morgan

April 30th, 2019

21:13

Once upon a time, there was a girl who lived where snowy peaks scraped the sky. Her name was Aisholpan. For generations, Kazakh nomads in Mongolia …

Get To Know Priscilla Chan

April 23rd, 2019

5:03

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Priscilla Chan who narrated the previous episode about Ruth Bader Ginsburg. If you haven't listened to last week's …

Get To Know Kealia Ohai

April 9th, 2019

3:50

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Kealia Ohai who narrated the previous episode about …

Ashley Fiolek read by Kealia Ohai

April 2nd, 2019

21:53

Once upon a time, there was a girl who became a motocross champion. Her name was Ashley Fiolek. While growing up, Ashley’s parents knew their …

Get To Know Funmilola Fagbamila

March 26th, 2019

5:01

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Funmilola Fagbamila who narrated the previous …

Queen Nanny read by Funmilola Fagbamila

March 19th, 2019

20:26

Once upon a time, there was a girl who couldn’t be captured. Her name was Nanny. In the jungles of Jamaica, escaped slaves called maroons lived …

Get to Know Poorna Jagannathan

March 12th, 2019

2:52

This season, we invited our credit readers to interview our storytellers. Today, you'll hear from Poorna Jagannathan who narrated the previous episode about the life of Mary Kom. Poorna reveals how her own parents found …

Mary Kom read by Poorna Jagannathan

March 5th, 2019

20:43

Once upon a time, there was a girl who grew up to be the most successful boxer in India’s history. Her name was Mary Kom. Mary was an energetic child …

Frida Kahlo read by Pamela Adlon

June 26th, 2018

20:03

Once upon a time, in a small town on the outskirts of Mexico City, there was a girl who lived in a blue house. Her name was Frida. From the outside, Frida's blue house was a common stucco building, with bright blue …

Wangari Maathai read by Melinda Gates

June 12th, 2018

17:34

When lakes started to dry up and streams seemed to disappear, a woman decided to bring the forest back and planted a million trees. Wangari Maathai is the founder of the Green Belt movement in Africa and the recipient …

Harriet Tubman read by Tarana Burke

June 5th, 2018

18:33

Once upon a time, there was a girl who fought for freedom. Her name was Harriet. In this episode, you will learn about the incredible story of Harriet Tubman, one of the greatest heroes in American history. Harriet …

Grace O'Malley read by Allison Mosshart

May 22nd, 2018

17:30

Grace O'Malley was a fierce, Irish pirate who fought for her people and sailed all the way around Great Britain and up the Thames to meet with Queen Elizabeth I in person. When they met, Grace convinced the Queen to …

Ada Lovelace read by Jodi Kantor

May 8th, 2018

16:14

As a child, Ada Lovelace loved machines. She studied birds and drew sketches trying to build her own flying machine. She put all of her notes into a …

Madam C.J. Walker read by Poorna Jagannathan

April 24th, 2018

20:37

Once upon a time, there was an inventor and entrepreneur named Madam C.J. Walker. She was the child of slaves, the first in her family to be born free, thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation. As a child, she had to …

Billie Jean King read by Jessica Valenti

April 10th, 2018

15:34

Once upon a time, there was a bespectacled girl who loved tennis. She was resourceful and figured out a way to get tennis lessons for free since her …

Maria Callas read by Our Lady J

March 26th, 2018

21:28

Once upon a time, there was a nearsighted girl who could sing like no other. Her name was Maria Callas. She came from troubled beginnings but grew up …

Virginia Hall read by S. Mitra Kalita

March 20th, 2018

17:40

Once, there was a girl with a wooden leg who was a master of disguise. Her name was Virginia. She loved adventure, hunting, and traveling the world. She wanted to join the Foreign Service but was denied entry; they …

Yusra Mardini read by Diana Nyad

March 13th, 2018

19:18

Once, there was a girl who loved to swim. Her name was Yusra Mardini. She was born in Damascus, Syria, a country long gripped by war. When her home was destroyed by a bomb she knew she had to leave the country, so she …

Margaret Hamilton read by Poorna Jagannathan

March 6th, 2018

18:07

Once, there was a girl who put a man on the Moon. Her name was Margaret Hamilton. When she was young, girls didn't study computers. But Margaret was curious about space, and she was smart. Really smart. She never …

Introducing Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

February 19th, 2018

1:15

Coming March 6th, a fairy tale podcast about the extraordinary women who inspire us. This show is based on Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, the global best-selling book written by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo, …

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