With content consumption having become so accessible, podcasts surely are the simplest way of incorporating some power listening to your daily schedule.
Women’s voices are being heard everywhere, no matter what the subject. Covering a wide variety of topics within multiple genres, women-led podcasts are in the spotlight and there’s always something for everyone.
From health and finance to fashion, history and pop culture, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite women-led podcasts in celebration of International Women’s Day.
Hosted by disability activist Alice Wong, this podcast brings disabled voices to the forefront. Featuring conversations about politics, culture and media, the show spotlights disabled doctors, refugees, students and more, giving us the ability to understand certain discussions from a different lens.
Personal finance columnist, financial editor of NBC’s TODAY show, and the founder and CEO of the multimedia company HerMoney, Jean Chatzky talks all things money in this series. Introducing a new guest each episode, she deep dives into money matters and how to navigate finances with research-based insights, tips to better your future and of course, a sense of humor.
The Michelle Obama Podcast
Get a glimpse into the life of the former First Lady of the United States as she shares her experiences and anecdotes on life. From girlfriends and relationships to raising kids, health, and work, Michelle Obama starts an engaging conversation about both personal and professional matters.
Throwback to History classes in school when we had an overload of info on the greats, but not so much on the great women. Founded by Jenny and Liz Kaplan, this platform was created to fill in the gaps where women are historically underrepresented. From innovators to musicians and healthcare workers, these five-minute episodes focus on women who made their mark in history.
Imani State of Mind
Created by Psychiatrist Dr. Imani Walker, this weekly podcast breaks down mental health through pop culture and news. She uses celebrity references to delve deeper into what really goes on in one’s mind.
My Favorite Murder
Comedy meets horror in this true crime comedy podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. The duo tell real-world murder stories with a humorous twist. The show has even broken download records in the past!
Oprah’s Super Soul
With guests from all walks of life, Oprah Winfrey gets personal in her series of conversations with some of the world’s most inspirational thought-leaders, authors, spiritual luminaires, politicians, and health & wellness experts. An awakening in the form of episodes, this series guides you through life’s big questions and encourages soulsearching.
Fashion No Filter
Created by fashion journalists Camille Charrière and Monica Ainley, this podcasts takes us behind-the-scenes of the fashion industry. Each episode explores an intrinsic aspect to the industry and invites key players in the field to share their expertise. For a little bit of fun, the duo also add their views on food and fashion to the mix.