The 100 Best Podcasts for Women Right Now

Discover the Best Shows By and For Women!

Women Rule




The Women Rule podcast is one hard look into the lives of some very successful women in the United States. The host, Anna Palmer, helps us get a close look at the paths to success taken by these women, offering tidbits of advice for our own success stories.


Call Your Girlfriend


This unapologetic podcast, hosted by best friends Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, touches on several topics that are important to women. Even though their opinionated tone hits hard, they still have a way of lightheartedly shining a spotlight on the accomplishments of women all over the world.


Forever 35


We honestly never thought it would so much fun listening to women talk about face masks. Doree Shafrir and Kate Spencer put a fun spin on talking about self-care, all while humorously tackling the subject of aging.


The Weekly List


The Weekly List podcast is a supplement podcast to the website TheWeeklyList.org. Host Amy Siskind goes deeper into weekly news stories. We love that this podcast feels like a real news recap, and doesn’t speed through each story leaving out important factors.


Stuff Mom Never Told You




Brought to you by How Stuff Works, Stuff Mom Never Told You is a bright feminist podcast hosted by Bridget Todd and Anney Reese. These women discuss the challenges that face women every single day and offer helpful solutions to these issues. It also gives an insightful look into the issues that faced many women throughout history.


2 Dope Queens



These 2 Dope Queens, Jessica Williams, and Phoebe Robinson, make it a point to bring on guests of all backgrounds. These comediennes also make it a point to discuss the impacts of various relevant social issues facing us today.


Terrible, Thanks for Asking


Nora McInerny takes a blunt look at facing our pain, depression and awkward moments. While listening made us feel uncomfortable at first, it also teaches that it’s okay to feel terrible sometimes, while also laughing at ourselves every once in a while.


Invisibilia


Co-hosts Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel take a look at the motivating forces behind human behavior. Some topics include our fears, inner thoughts, and world views. This podcast is far from simple and takes a deep listen.


Nerdette


Tricia Bobeda and Greta Johnsen geek out about their current obsessions. Every episode hits a completely new topic, giving a quirky spin to the phrase: “you learn something new every day.”


History Chicks


This intriguing podcast revolves around women in history. The goal of Beckett Graham and Susan Vollenweider is to carry on the legacy of these women by sharing interesting facts about their struggle and their success.


#MOMSGOTTHIS


You may have heard the names Stacy Igel and Michelle Park, before. One has a successful clothing brand and the other is a renowned lifestyle expert. This confidence-building podcast lets you see a different side of their lives, and the lives of their guests, their journey through motherhood.


Death, Sex & Money


Anna Sale uses this podcast to openly discuss the topics that most people actively keep out of their casual conversation. However, you never know what you might learn by exploring a topic that you usually avoid.


Another Round



This hilarious podcast is hosted by Heben Nigatu and Tracy Clayton. There’s a twist, the two women take a look at the world while sipping on booze, and it only makes the show better.


Stuff You Missed In History Class


Everyone loves a strange story from history, but these are usually the ones left out in school. Holly Frey and Tracy Wilson share their favorite historical stories. These strange topics lead to one entertaining history lesson.


Beginner


Follow the journey of Misha Euceph, a Pakistani-American immigrant, as she learns more about the American culture. She beautifully explores what life may have been like if she was born and raised in the United States.


Wine and Crime


A true crime podcast with a comedic twist. Amanda, Kenyon, and Lucy are three childhood friends who find joy in drinking wine, discussing crime and making each other laugh.


Criminal



This is one of the top podcasts around and takes a deep look at hard-hitting crime. Phoebe Judge is a soothing host, even though she discusses some of the most heinous crimes.


HerMoney


Jean Chatzky, a CEO and entrepreneurial enthusiast, is the co-founder of the HerMoney empire. This makes her the perfect host of this inspiring podcast. Join in as she discusses everything from financial freedom to retirement.


Appearance Matters


Nadia Craddock and Jade Parnell investigate the psychology behind body image and appearance. We love a good, scientific look at what makes an appearance so important to our cultures.


Modern Love


Based on a popular New York Times column, Modern Love is a look at modern relationships, falling in love, and relationship issues, from an inside point of view.


A Piece of Work


You may know her from the popular show Broad City, Abbi Jacobsen discusses modern art in an informative, yet extremely entertaining way. Her guests include curators, artists, and other recognizable personalities.


#GirlBoss Radio with Sophia Amoruso


Self-made GirlBoss, Sophia Amoruso leads this motivating podcast by discussing business with other women. This popular podcast is meant to fire up the entrepreneur within, and it does an excellent job.


Between Us Girls


If you’re looking for one of the best podcasts for women, you found it. Daniel, Michel, and Sharonda make you feel like an instant girlfriend sitting in on their inner circle. My suggestion is to grab a glass of wine and listen in as they discuss the topics you think about every day.


Kerning Cultures


This captivating podcast tells stories from the Middle East. It gives a different look into the lives of these countries, without only putting the focus on political mayhem.


My Favorite Murder


A true crime podcast hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. These girls love a good story, and they share them with such an upbeat vibe, you may almost forget that they are discussing some pretty infamous crimes.


Throwing Shade


Throwing Shade is a bingeworthy podcast that discusses the hottest topics in politics. They give their opinions on women’s rights without holding back, and the result is an effortless podcast that may make you laugh uncontrollably.


Being Boss


Being Boss is basically a masterclass on what it takes to start, and run, a successful business. Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon pull no punches, and they are sure to remind you that you need to do the work to be successful.


The Broad Experience


Women in the workplace is a hot topic these days, and The Broad Experience tackles it flawlessly. Ashley and her guests openly discuss success and the factors that may hold women back. This is at the top of our list for professional podcasts for women.


The Lively Show


The Lively Show is focused on female entrepreneurs, and how they can balance their lives. Finding a balance between business and personal lives isn’t always easy, and Jess Lively can help.


Goal Digger


This is a workshop-style podcast focused on dreaming bigger. Jenna Kutcher helps you learn to prioritize your goals and do the work to become successful.


#LikeAGirl


If you are struggling with your confidence, this is the podcast for you. The squad discusses how you can overcome your fear of failure and finally become successful. LikeAGirl is one of the top podcasts for women who are ready to lead #LikeAGirl.


Clever Girl Finance


Money is a touchy topic, but it doesn’t have to be. Bola Sokunbi wants you to be more comfortable with your money. She discusses financial several topics from budgeting to mistakes you make with your finances.


Switch, Pivot, or Quit


Ahyiana Angel is a successful author who created her own life of success. She shares professional advice to help you follow in her footsteps, while also helping you to make some difficult employment decisions.


Skimm’d From the Couch


TheSkimm is a popular daily news email blast that keeps you up to date on everyday news. Skimm’d from the couch is brought to you by the founders of that popular company, and they dish out career advice that you will need when you’re finally at your dream job. This is one of the best podcasts you will listen to today.


No Limits


When you’re discussing popular podcasts for women, you will almost always hear about No Limits. Emmy Award-winning Journalist, Rebecca Jarvis, talks to some of the most successful women around. She has them share personal stories from their roads to success and opens our eyes to difficult truths from their journeys.


A Uterus Is a Feature, Not a Bug


Sarah Lacy interviews entrepreneurs, providing us with a glimpse into their world. Through all this, we can learn a thing or two about a true work-life balance.


Unladylike


This podcast is a feminist gold mine. If you’re looking for an ultra empowering podcast about becoming a powerful woman, Cristen and Caroline are the hosts you are seeking. As far as female podcasts go, this one is a can’t miss.


Feminist Frequency Radio


Anita Sarkeesian believes that pop culture has the power to change everything. Join her as she takes a feminist look into the most popular media topics of today.


Ethnically Ambiguous


Anna Hossnieh and Shereen Lani Younes take a look into politics. They take you on a journey of what it’s like to be Middle Eastern, and how they deal with stereotypes in America.


Bossed Up


Bossed Up encourages women to take a stand, and work to change the professional system. It’s so much more than a podcast, it’s actually a resource for women to be successful in their careers and entrepreneurial endeavors.


Still Buffering


A fun podcast about teenage life. There’s a gap between teenagers today and the adults that they are supposed to look up to. This podcast is meant to bridge that gap, and open the discussion between the two generations.


Unqualified


Comedic Actress Anna Faris feels unqualified to provide advice about our relationships or careers, but she is more than qualified to give you a good laugh while she discusses life with other celebrities.



Divided States of Women


Liz Plank and Hitha Herzog have no limit to what they will discuss on this podcast. To them, all women think differently, and they want to share every viewpoint possible.


She’s All Fat


Body positivity is growing in popularity, and we love it. This podcast address body positivity in all it’s glory and encourages all women to embrace self-love. They’ll wrap all of this up in a podcast that is all too relatable for the everyday woman, no matter her size.


The Guilty Feminist


Deborah Frances-White is a Comedian and feminist who is ready to discuss everything. As the title promises, she makes sure to address the guilt that all feminists faced when they first began to put their principles first.


So Money


This might be my favorite financial podcast. Farnoosh Torabi is unapologetic when she addresses that most of us want to be rich. Her fresh style makes financial freedom seem like a possibility for everyone.


Brand New Nation


If you want to get to know today’s biggest influencers, this podcast is for you. Get tips from the biggest bloggers, content creators, and entrepreneurs. You may even join their ranks someday.


Creative Empire


Take notes and get inspired to get out there and start your own creative business. Learn from these bubbly creative women, and hit the ground running.


The Strategy Hour


Maybe you want to start a business, but you have no idea where to start, not even a business idea. The girls at The Strategy Hour have your back. They discuss several business ideas and help you steer clear of the overwhelming pitfalls of starting a business.


Glambition Radio with Ali Brown

Glambition host Ali Brown interviews today’s trailblazers and shares how they plan on changing the future for female entrepreneurs. Ali shares her best advice, making this a can’t-miss podcast.


Women Taking the Lead


Jodi Flynn wants you to gain confidence in your life so you can take the leap and become a leader. Self-doubt is a big roadblock, and she addresses this roadblock in-depth, so there are no more excuses.


The Creative Imposter


Take bold action in your life right now with The Creative Imposter. This podcast hits topics like creating a brave space, making peace with money and committing to yourself.


The Skinny Confidential


This lifestyle podcast is known as a "him and her podcast," meaning it takes the male and female viewpoint on a variety of topics. It’s a conversational style podcast that will have you relating to almost every episode.


Myleik Teele’s Podcast


Curlbox.com founder shares professional insights, life-lessons, and helps you learn about business from someone who has hit each roadblock head on.



Believing Bigger


Dr. Shante Bishop was a college professor, and it shows in her educational style podcast. You can learn a lot from her about overcoming your fears. She calls is a Podclass and takes the opportunity to teach you how to take big and bold action.


Creative Biz Rebellion


These ladies are creative business experts and they want to help other creative entrepreneurs and product-based business owners. Kelly and Caroline are ready to shed some light on the product-based business world.


All Up in Your Lady Business


Jaclyn and Jessica take a laid back approach to their interviews. They really dig deep into the importance of a sense of community in the lady entrepreneur world. This podcast is all about uplifting the women business owners, and those who want to follow in their footsteps.


The Femtrepreneur Show


Mariah Coz is an experienced online marketer that has built her life around helping others learn the ins and outs of the online world. Follow her as she goes into the pitfalls of making money online, and the tips to be successful.


Pitch Makeover


The point of this podcast is to learn how to give your sales pitch a makeover, taking lessons from actual fashion makeover. It’s always focused on adding extra value to your startup pitch, while also adding value to your startup as a whole.


She Did It Her Way


Amanda Boleyn went from a corporate employee to a freelancer, to a full-time business owner. She shares her story about how she turned a hobby into a business and shares tips on how we can do it too.


Behind the Brilliance


Lisa Nicole Bell shares her podcast with today’s biggest brilliant minds. This is a comedic way to learn a great deal from the most successful people around.


The School of Self-Mastery


This self-improvement podcast helps gives valuable advice on improving your daily life, finances, and business practices. Her guests dive into the daily habits that help them master every aspect of their lives.


She Means Business


Carrie Green is here to get you fired up about starting your own business. She is, after all, the founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association.


The Marie Forleo Podcast



Marie shares her ideas with us in a way that makes us want to take action right away. She doesn’t put all of her focus on money and instead focuses on living a life you love through starting a new business.



Think & Grow Chick


Courtney Sanders is a Women’s Empowerment Coach who is here to empower every one of her listeners. Get a personal look into her life as she shares with you everything she knows about a successful woman’s lifestyle.


Women in Tech


Espree Devora speaks to today’s women in tech and shares everything she can about these career fields. We hear direct experiences from Engineers, Designers, Coders, and Journalists.


Hit Refresh


Considering a career change? Why not consider the tech world? It may not be as hard as you think. This Skillcrush podcast goes into the topic of changing careers, even if you’re a total newbie.


Crafty Ass Female


From the title, you may think this podcast is only about arts and crafts. However, Amanda and Kristin are both crafty, and insightful, as they discuss creativity and today’s deeper topics, including what it means to be a feminist in today’s world. This on our top list of new podcasts to watch.


Women Who Startup


Get to know some of the startup world’s favorite female entrepreneurs. Women Who Startup is a partner of the learning platform for female entrepreneurs based in Denver.


Mrs. Feminist


Alexandra Lydia wants to create a safe space for feminists to speak true thoughts. This podcast exists to educate everyone about the truths of feminism.


Tough Girl


This hard-hitting podcast is a collection of stories about tough women. It digs deep into the challenges that they overcame to grow into the women they are today.


Midlife Mixtape


If you’re moving into your midlife stage, you may find this relatable podcast a humorous twist on what you’re facing right now. Celebrate this stage of life with heartwarming stories.


Experience 50


Mary Rogers shares her wisdom, and helps you to come face-to-face with the question: am I on the right track in my 50’s. She isn’t a coach or therapist, so all of her advice is based on her own experience.


The Big Leap Show


Kathlyn Hart is here to help you take big leaps to achieve your dreams. Her interviews follow female business owners and explore what it means to take action to achieve our goals.


Better Off with Jill Schlesinger


Jill hosts a financial podcast that almost everyone can understand. We love her straightforward style, and her easy-to-follow investing advice. Every interview is pointed at helping us learn how to become our own financial managers.


LadyGang


Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek, and Becca Tobin are the leaders of the LadyGang, and they’re are ready to answer any question we might have about womanhood. Each of these celebrity queens are just as open and honest about what it’s like to be in the public eye, as they are about the struggles they face as women.


Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert


Elizabeth Gilbert is the author of best-selling book Eat, Pray, Love and knows how to seek out the joy in her life. Magic Lessons is focused around helping others to do the same. With titles like “Do What Ignites Your Soul” and “Leap Into the Fire,” you know this podcast means business.


Black Girl in Om


A self-care podcast for women of color. Lauren Ash and Deun Ivory cover all sorts of clean living topics from clean beauty to yoga and everything in between. It’s a fresh-faced podcast for women all over the world.


Almost 30 Podcast


This is the podcast for every woman transitioning from their twenties to their thirties. Krista Williams and Lindsey Simcik want you to make your thirties the best chapter of your life, and they want to give you the tips and tools you need to become successful. They hit topics like wellness, business, and self-improvement.


The Femails


Lauren McGoodwin hosts a podcast about women taking control of their own careers. Not only does she give some upbuilding advice on career development, but she is also open about failures that come with building a successful career.


On Being with Krista Tippett


This is an award-winning podcast that does into different aspects of our human journey. There really is no topic too large or too small with this podcast. If it involves love, work, and how we treat each other, Krista Tippett wants to talk about it.


Fat Mascara


Jessica Matlin and Jennifer Goldstein are all about the beauty world, and they discuss makeup, skincare, and funny makeup fails. Their guests include some of the biggest names in the beauty influencer world.


Radio Cherry Bombe


This podcast celebrates women in the food industry. From sharing stories from some of the most notable chefs to giving fun advice from celeb foodies, this podcast just might make you very hungry.


Black Girls Talk Sports


Rekaya Gibson and her female guests discuss all things sports. She shares her thoughts on recent games and goes even deeper by discussing the life of sports with real female athletes.


Everyone Else


Eva Krysiak stops strangers on the street and asks if they would be willing to have their photo taken. This unique photographic podcast also shares the stories of the interesting people behind the picture, giving you a look into the life of everyone else.


Terrestrial


Ashley Ahearn travels around America exploring how our everyday choices impact our environment. This podcast takes a deep look into climate change, and how we can do our part to change the world for the better.


On the Ledge


You may hear the name of this podcast and be worried about the topic. Have no fear. Jane Perrone is a light and breezy host that covers everything involving houseplants. If you want to know more about the succulents that are taking over the world of interior design, then this is the podcast for you.


Bang!


This “not safe for work” podcast goes into an exploration of sex, sexuality, and relationships. While you may feel a little bashful about listening to a sex podcast, you may actually learn a lot about your own sexuality in the process.


You Must Remember This


Karina Longworth explores the tragic world of vintage Hollywood. Many times she’s accompanied by today’s Hollywood stars, writers, producers, and journalists. She covers topics from the Manson family to the Hollywood sign suicide.


Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller


Inflection point is hosted by Lauren Schiller. Lauren talks to women who make it a point to rise up, overcome challenges, and make real change happen. If this podcast doesn’t get you fired up, we don’t know what will.


The Kitchen Sisters Present


A storytelling podcast that is sure to intrigue, surprise, and entertain. These stories include lost recordings and hidden worlds. The great thing about these stories is wrapped up in one saying: there’s more than meets the eye.



Bodies


A documentary-style podcast that always starts with a medical mystery. Allison Behringer covers deep subjects about our bodies, leaving us a little more informed about possible medical issues we may face.


The Longest Shortest Time


Hilarious stories about parenting make this award-winning podcast a must listen if you are a mom. If you’re considering having kids, give this podcast a listen if you want to hear first-hand the surprises faced by parents everywhere.


The Habitat


The Habitat tells the story of six volunteers on a “fake Mars” habitat, living there to give NASA an idea of what it would be like to live on Mars. Brought to you by Gimlet Media, this addictive podcast gives you a look into an out-of-world experience, while never leaving the planet.


Side Hustle Pro


Focusing on black female entrepreneurs, Side Hustle Pro is an empowering podcast shares tips and tricks on how to take your side hustle and make it a full-time profit machine. Nicaila Matthews Okome works with other influencers, helping them to grow their brand and build a business from the ground up.


Beauty Inside Out


Kimberly Snyder is an insightful host helping us to develop a healthy lifestyle. She interviews experts in the health and wellness industry to bring us tips on feeling good, self-love, spirituality, and so much more.


Birthful


If you’re pregnant or planning to become pregnant, chances are you get a lot of unsolicited advice on a daily basis. Birthful is here to give you updates information on pregnancy, birth, and postpartum experiences by sharing tips from the experts.


Living Homegrown


Interested in farm-fresh produce, but not sure how to get it? Why not grow it yourself? This fun podcast helps you learn more about gardening, fermentation, diy food crafting, and living a more sustainable lifestyle, all from the comfort of home.


Women on the Road


Laura Hughes lives and travels in a van, sharing her honest experiences about travel. She also interviews other traveling women, getting their take on the realities of life on the road. This is a podcast to listen to during road trips and get lost in the wanderlust lifestyle.


Hags


Self-proclaimed Hags, Riley Rose Critchlow and Nicole Wyland, are here to bring feminism to the top of the mountain. These women hold back no punches when discussing the way sexism fits in today’s society, and they’re ready to help us make a change.


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