International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality.

International Women’s Day (IWD) has occurred for well over a century, with the first IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people. Today, IWD belongs to all groups collectively everywhere. IWD is not country, group or organization specific.*

*From https://www.internationalwomensday.com/

In celebration of #IWD2020, we’ve put together a podcast listening list. We’ve included everything from fun and inspiration for women to podcasts specific to success in business and finance, health and a good range of podcasts on women’s issues, gender equality, and feminism. Take some time to celebrate this Women’s Day with some enjoyable, inspiring listening!

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Fun and Inspiration for Women

Gal Pal Show: Solo female travel, backpacking, bucket list inspiration, planning

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A weekly podcast, to inspire and empower you gals to get out into the world and live your travel dreams.

Two Girls And A Bottle Of Wine

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Two women sit down for a regular chat. “We share stories and experiences that relate to us in hopes that our listeners can relate.”

Women of the Bible

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Journey with a panel of women from Revive Our Hearts as we explore the lives of various women of the Bible.

Phit for a Queen: A Female Athlete Podcast

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A podcast devoted to female athletes wanting to have it all: performance, health, intellect and time for self. Created by Rebecca McConville, RD, CSSD and Kara Shelman, LCSW, MPH at Centimano Counseling.

Sandi Klein’s Conversations with Creative Women

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Conversations with Creative Women captures the fire and energy, humor, heart, soul and impact of the female creative experience. It’s been a long time coming, but women FINALLY comprise a large and important part of the creative landscape. They are powerful forces in theater, film, television – as performers, writers, directors – as musicians, composers, painters, sculptors, curators, fashion designers, as chef and restaurant owners, as businesswomen, scientists, educators, investors and on, and on, and on.

ReWilding for Women

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“In this podcast we’ll be RECLAIMING and RECONNECTING to the wildest and most empowering aspects of the feminine!”

Girls Night with Stephanie May Wilson

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Each week on the podcast, author Stephanie May Wilson sits down with one of her wisest friends to talk about a topic that’s central to our hearts as women.

Championing Women’s Voices

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June Sarpong, OBE, peaks to guests from all walks of life – from business, sport, entertainment and activism to discuss strategies for success and to learn how we can inspire and support one another.

Business, Success and Personal Finance

Women Inspiring Women

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Melanie created a business from scratch and shares content to help other women achieve success without having to reinvent the wheel.

She’s Got Drive

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Inspiring Interviews with black women about success and how they achieved it.

In Good Company

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A podcast for working women, hosted by Women Who founder Otegha Uwagba. Full of practical advice, fresh ideas, and interviews with smart, successful women, this is essential listening for working women – whether you’re just starting out, or already have years of experience.

Mum: You’ve got this

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Working Mum podcast: real-life stories from ‘everyday’ amazing women.

The Productive Woman

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A podcast intended to help busy women find the tools and the encouragement to manage their lives, their time, their stress, and their stuff so they can accomplish the things that matter most to them.

The Fairer Cents: Woman, Money and the Fight to Get Equal

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An educational finance and career podcast all about the different economic realities facing women, people of color and other marginalized groups.

Women’s Health and Wellness

Healthy Hormones for Women Podcast

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Samantha Gladish from the Holistic Wellness Blog is an Online Nutritionist, Weight Loss Coach and Hormone Fixer-Upper; revealing with you her simple and effective strategies to balancing your hormones, losing weight and creating vibrant health.

Women’s Meditation Network

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Guided meditations created just for women that will inspire, calm and center you.

Vibrant Happy Women

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This podcast is for overwhelmed women who want to get off the hamster wheel and start making time for themselves (without the guilt) so they can live happy, balanced, heart-centered lives. Learn from Happiness Strategist Dr. Jen Riday as she shares proven tips and tools that will help you “get your SPARKLE back” in all areas of your life.

Wellness Women Radio

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For the women with big dreams, who dare to be different, and who want to thrive in health, work and play. Dr Ashleigh Bond and Dr Andrea Huddleston host this informative and entertaining podcast to help you master true health, and create an exceptional life.

Therapy for Black Girls

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Join Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, as she offers practical tips and strategies to improve your mental health, discusses the latest news and trends in mental health, pulls back the curtain on what happens in therapy sessions, and answers your listener questions.

Women’s Issues, Feminism, and Public Policy

Women and Public Policy Program Seminar Series

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A weekly seminar from the Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Program focused on understanding and closing gender gaps in the areas of economic opportunity, political participation, health, and education.

Women at Work

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Women face gender discrimination throughout our careers. It doesn’t have to derail our ambitions — but how do we prepare to deal with it? HBR editors Amy Bernstein, Amy Gallo, and Nicole Torres interview experts on gender, tell stories about their own experiences, and give lots of practical advice to help you succeed in spite of the obstacles.

The Waves: Gender, Relationships, Feminism

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A weekly conversation about news and culture through the lens of gender and feminism by Slate.

4th Wave Feminism

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Comedic and controversial discussions between a man and a woman attempting to design the perfect feminist world.

Guilty Feminist

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An award-winning podcast and live show hosted by Deborah Frances-White. We’re a supportive forum to discuss the big topics all 21st century feminists agree on, whilst confessing our “buts” – the insecurities, hypocrisies and fears that undermine our lofty principles.

Women’s Issues (Audio)

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Women’s issues are human issues. Explore the major issues affecting women in business, politics, science, health, at home and beyond.

Podcasts to Celebrate International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th. The theme this year is #BalanceforBetter. International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. IWD has occurred for well over a century, with the first​ ​IWD gathering in 1911 supported by over a million people in Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Switzerland.

In celebration of this day and #BalanceforBetter, we’re highlighting some podcasts that celebrate women, highlight important women’s and gender parity issues and empower us all!

The Broad Experience Podcast

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Women’s experiences at work can be challenging, rewarding, and downright ugly – sometimes in the same week. The Broad Experience sparks candid conversations about women, men, careers, and success.

Fierce Girls

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From athletes to aviators, scientists to spies, this podcast tells the inspiring tales of some of Australia’s most extraordinary women.

Unladylike

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Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly of Stuff Mom Never Told You) share stories from rule-breakin’ ladies, tackle important questions and offer a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.

The Waves: Gender, Relationships, Feminism

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A weekly conversation about news and culture examined through the lens of gender and feminism. Join the hosts—including Invisibilia co-host Hanna Rosin, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone, Slate Podcasts’ June Thomas, Slate staff writer Christina Cauterucci, Topic’s Anna Holmes, and audio producer Veralyn Williams—for frank discussions about the ways gender shapes everything.

The History Chicks

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Women have been pushed to the fringes of significant cultural, scientific, and political achievements for a long time. The History Chicks aims to correct that imbalance and ensure that the legacies of amazing women are remembered today and in the future.

This is just the start…check out the Podbean app’s topic “Women’s Day” for a wide array of podcasts to help celebrate!