It seems there is a podcast for everything these days: politics, food, nutrition, finance, even yoga. This ever-growing field which you can sample from is quite vast. This is great news for the millions who have questions about how to start that blog you’ve been dreaming about, how your favorite author finds inspiration and how to handle the lowest parts of your relationship with your boyfriend. But where do you even start? I narrowed down the most important girl power podcasts you should be listening to right now.
1) Girlboss Radio with Sophia Amoruso
Co-Founder and CEO of Girlboss, Amoruso sits down with female CEO’s, founders, authors, activists, designers, influencers, actors and many more boundary-pushing women to discuss their journey to their fields. Amoruso asks them about their first jobs and the lessons they learned, and about advice they can offer for women looking to start their own careers.
2) The History Chicks
For those who enjoy a quick history lesson, this podcast gives insight into the worlds of many women you may have heard of (and some you may not). Episodes tell the life story of Marie Antoinette, Lucille Ball, Frida Kahlo, Cleopatra and Victoria Woodhull (the first woman to run for president of the United States) to name a few. Let the History Chicks introduce you to some of the most significant and inspiring women in history.
3) Oh Boy by Man Repeller
Host and filmmaker Jay Buim sits down with female authors, playwrights, musicians, actors and many others participating in the arts. In this podcast they discuss their journey, inspirations and all the components of how to get established in your dream job. Enjoy good conversation and learn a few things from these powerful women.
4) The Ladygang
Hosts Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek and Becca Tobin invite a celebrity guest each week to share their insight into their fields, and their thoughts and advice on life and work. They discuss indulging in writing “mirror messages” to motivate them throughout the day. Filled with laughter, honesty and joy, listen to this podcast on your way to work or working out at the gym and you will feel like you are hanging out with close friends.
If you didn’t already know by now, nerd is no longer a bad word. It’s a superpower. Embrace your inner nerd with the Nerdette Podcast. Here you can listen in on a discussion of your favorite book or television show with your friends and co-hosts, Greta Johnsen and Tricia Bobeda.
6) Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert
The best selling author of Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert, gives nothing short of awe-inspiring wisdom for all creative people alike. With her girl power podcast she helps aspiring writers, poets, musicians and many more conquer the fear of executing their creative ideas and expressing their ideas with joy. For all you creative minds out there: dive in fearlessly, and let Elizabeth be your guide in one of my favorite girl power podcasts.
7) That’s so Retrograde
This podcast is the perfect go-to for all things health, and some things we may not entirely understand. Elizabeth Kott and Stephanie Simbari discuss dozens of wellness topics ranging from crystals and meditation to food and dieting. They talk with experts and gurus about all the health fads you have been so curious about.