5 Female Podcasts

a list of 5 by Shenelva Abigail Booij

1. ‘Hey, Girl’ by Alex Elle

Her name might sound familiar to you because Alex Elle was also featured in our ‘List of 5  Female Poets’ blog. We love Alex, can’t you tell? In her podcast series, Alex gives intriguing women a platform, to share their wisdom on various topics through intimate interviews. Just like her poems and books, the topics are mainly focused on self-care, sisterhood and identity. A wide range of life-lessons can be learned by listening to the honesty and courage of the women Alex interviews. 


2. SuperSoul Conversations’ by Oprah Winfrey

The queen of the queens is still going strong! In her SuperSoul Conversations, Oprah interviews successful experts in different fields on topics which concern the ‘soul’. From interviews with teachers and authors to church pastors, Oprah never fails to provide us with some new soul food. All guests are personally selected by the queen herself. For this show and podcast, she chooses to shine a light on many different perspectives and views on what it means to be alive in today’s society. Some of the guests that have appeared on her show are Maya Angelou, Arianna Huffington, Brene Brown, India Arie, Gabrielle Bernstein, Shonda Rhimes and many, many more.


3. ‘HerMoney’ by Jean Chatzky

In this podcast, Jean Chatzky guides you to walk on a worry-free path financially. With her to-the-point advice on financial challenges, Jean offers you solutions and tips on how to develop financial intelligence. Besides interviews, Jean also answers the questions of listeners weekly which makes this podcast practical and easy to digest. 


4. ‘Call Your Girlfriend’ hosted by Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow, and Produced by Gina Delvac

Looking for some entertainment, discussions and juicy gossip after a long day of work, but too tired to visit one of your friends? Search no longer because the Call Your Girlfriend podcast is exactly what you’ve been looking for. This podcast was created for long distance besties everywhere by three friends with different backgrounds who all live in different places. The topics vary a lot, therefore you never know what you’re in for: menstrual cycles, fashion, workplace drama, body shaming and celebrity gossip. Just like in your greatest friendships, no topic is off limits. 


5. ‘A piece of work’ by Abbi Jacobson

When you’re new in the creative business industry, you are bound to have a million questions. Some of these questions might even sound silly and you definitely don’t want to ask your entrepreneur colleagues because no one wants to be treated as ‘the newbie’. Abbi Jacobson knows exactly what you’re feeling and is ready to give you the answers to those ‘“silly” questions. This podcast isn’t just for the ‘newbies’ though, because even professionals need a fresh reminder or new insights every now and then. 

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