Art & Culture

10 podcasts by women for women worth listening to

Need a quick pick-me-up? Listen to a podcast!

Over the past couple of years, podcasts have quickly become a staple for busy people around the world. The tube is too noisy for a quiet read? Listen to a podcast. There’s nothing on the radio? Listen to a podcast. Do you need a last-minute boost of confidence? Listen to a podcast.

Whatever the reason, podcasts have managed to create a sort of intimate relationship with their audience and have started exploring various topics – from unsolved murders to feminism. Great for inspiring and motivating, we have selected a list of the ten most interesting podcasts going on at the moment for a new generation of powerful young women.

Gurls Talk

Hosted by model and activist Adwoa Aboah, the podcast features a series of different guests, including Serena Williams, Munroe Bergdorf, Bebe Vio and Nadia Nadim to name but a few, as they talk about their lives in a weekly fierce female chat. You’re not going to want to miss that!

Nobody Panic

In my opinion, there is nothing better than a badass female friendship – especially if it turns into a funny and helpful podcast. Meet Stevie Martin and Tessa Coates, two friends sharing heart-to-heart advice. Your daily guidebook on how to be a “fully functioning adult without screaming all the time.”

The High Low

The best podcast to keep you entertained on your daily commute to work. Funny and relatable, The High Low is a weekly pop-culture and news podcast brought to you by two brilliant ladies: Dolly Alderton and Pandora Sykes.

In Good Company

Hosted by the founder of Women Who and author of career guide Little Black Book: A Toolkit for Working Women, Otegha Uwagba, the podcast includes practical advice as well as interviews with smart and successful women.

Happy Place

A must-listen for anyone going through a bit of a rough patch. Join Fearne Cotton as she talks to incredible people about pretty much anything from life to loss and love and discover what happiness means to them.

Bad Brown Aunties

Hosted by two queer, brown immigrants Rage Kidvai and Thanu Yakupitiyage, this is your go-to podcast for anything art, culture, politics and activism. Discover artists, writers and cultural workers as they talk about their lives, work and who inspired them to be who they are.

Feminists Don’t Wear Pink

What does feminism mean to you? Full of strong women brilliantly interviewed by journalist and activist Scarlett Curtis, this podcast is great for any young feminists and women out there discovering what it’s really like to be a feminist in 2019.

No Country for Young Women

Presented by Sadia Azmat and Monty Onanuga, No Country for Young Women is a witty and insightful podcast approaching and discussing difficult topics from politics to holidays and crushes.

The Receipts Podcast

Got receipts? Want to share them? Then this is the right podcast for you. Fun and honest, it’s presented by three girls willing to talk about pretty much anything and everything… Without a filter.

So… What Do You Do Again?

A brand-new podcast dedicated to interviewing powerful women of colour in unconventional (or seemingly unattainable) career within the Fashion Industry. Definitely something to add to your list!

10 July 2019