Happy Women’s History Month! The month of March is dedicated to highlighting the achievements and contributions of women throughout time. And, of course, we’ll be sharing with you some of our favorite podcasts made by women, for women.
We’re covering a wide range of topics here, from the mind-blowingly talented female athletes of “On Her Turf” to breaking down societal standards in “Unladylike.” We also have some amazing interviews with even more amazing and successful women on podcasts like “Oprah’s Super Soul” and “Women Amplified.” Here are 6 podcasts to help you feel empowered this Women’s History Month.
Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin are hilarious, uncaring of society’s standards, and deeply dedicated to helping women live their best lives. “Unladylike” is a podcast all about being a woman, which is mainly to say it’s all about breaking the rules. On their podcast, the two discuss a great range of topics, from how to get a breast reduction to rock climbing to money therapy. They handle difficult topics with compassion but aren’t afraid to let loose a little feminist rage.
On Her Turf
Lindsay Czarniak, Lolo Jones, and MJ Acosta-Ruiz host “On Her Turf,” a podcast highlighting the incredible, barrier-breaking female athletes and women in the sports world. They’ve sat down with figures like Jennifer King, the first Black woman to become a full-time coach in the NFL, Lolo Jones on her frustrations with U.S. bobsledding, snowboarder Maddie Maestro, and many many more.
Women Amplified is the United States’ largest network of conferences for women in the workplace, and their podcast is bringing us a taste of it. Award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee hosts “Women Amplified,” where you can find true stories and real-world advice about leadership, career growth, self-care, transitions, and other relevant issues women face in the workplace.
Side Hustle Pro
Nicaila Matthews Okome is not only the Chief Side Hustler, but the “Side Hustle Pro.” In this podcast, she speaks with Black women entrepreneurs who have taken their side hustles to their full-time, booming businesses. They talk about their inspiration for their business, how they grew it, and what happened when it really started to take off.
Oprah’s Super Soul
“Oprah’s Super Soul” is Oprah’s personal selection of her past interviews with thought-leaders, authors, leading health experts, and wellness guides. Designed to enrich and enlighten, “Oprah’s Super Soul” is meant to lead listeners through life’s biggest questions. On this podcast, Oprah has hosted amazing interviews with Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga on healing through kindness, Malcolm Gladwell on his book Talking To Strangers, and much more.
Author Alex Elle hosts a podcast all about the women who inspire her with “hey, girl.” With an emphasis on storytelling, Alex speaks with women about things like change, celebrating endings, self-leadership, self love, and much more. Inspiring and emotional, “hey, girl.” is a binge-worthy podcast that is sure to hit home.