With International Women’s Day before us, what better way to get yourself prepared than listening to some podcasts that are hosted by women, for women. We’ve put together a list of some of the best podcasts right now that cover a wide variety of topics, both thought-provoking and LOL-worthy. These listens are relatable, entertaining, and are bound to leave you feeling empowered and ready to celebrate International Women’s Day.
Bobo and Flex
Bobo who lives in Los Angeles and Flex (our queen) who lives in Sydney are the masterminds behind this podcast that they pull off while being in two separate continents. These two tackle a number of topics like feminism, relationships, and culture. Each podcast is filled with thoughtful conversations that will leave you laughing until you cry and then deep in thought. It's a wild ride and we dig it. We’re sure you’ll love this podcast as much as much as we do! Listen to them here.
The Receipts Podcast
We’re a little bit obsessed with this one. The Receipts podcast talks about all things culture, womanhood, and discusses issues that women of colour face. Hosted by Milena, Tolly T, and Audrey, the trio even read ‘receipts’ which are viewers' stories and dilemmas discussed that can be very real and very entertaining. This is a must listen for anyone who loves a good story and chats with no filter. Listen to it here.
It's A Lot with Abbie Chatfield
You may recognise her for her appearance in season seven of The Bachelor but Abbie Chatfield is also an entrepreneur and podcast host. Her conversational podcast features conversations with special guests (like Peach PRC and Brooke Blurton) that is equal parts helpful, thoughtful and downright hilarious when it comes to sexuality, relationships and life. Prepare to fall in love and binge-listen this podcast if that hasn’t happened already. Listen to it here.
Keep it Creative
This podcast is a must for any budding business women and entrepreneurs out there. Host Cherise Joelle interviews creatives and entrepreneurs who are killing it in their fields from art, to fashion, to writing. These candid chats are catered towards all you creatives (and those aspiring creatives) out there. This podcast is full of advice and practical resources to help you start making your dreams a reality or even just for a sprinkle of inspiration for your big ideas. Listen to it here.
Black Magic Woman
Black Magic Woman’s host Mundanara Bayles, created this amazing podcast to share the stories of First Nations People all around Australia and beyond. In each ep your ears will be blessed as Bayles chats with inspiring First Nations people like AFL All-Star Darryl White, author Bruce Pascoe and Professor Roianne West. You may want to listen to this with a pen and paper ready because Mundanara and her guests drop pure gold. This listen is the perfect combo of informative and feel-good chats that we know you’ll enjoy. Listen to it here.
What We Said the Podcast
Created to inspire and entertain, hosts and mates Jaci Marie and Chelsea Jade chat candidly about everything from life and relationships to health and business. From dating app horror stories to crazy celeb encounters, this funny podcast will make you feel as though you’re having dinner with friends and together with the duo, you’ll LOL over their real life dilemmas and that of their special guests. Listen to it here.
The Girls Bathroom
Behind this listen are two lifelong friends—Sophia and Cinzia—that created this podcast as a one stop shop for advice on singleness and dating and navigating relationships with stories and conversations that are hilarious and oh so relatable. The episodes are filled with ‘girl talk’ and ‘boy talk’ and advice on navigating different situations that arise in life. One disclaimer though: the duo can’t promise they’ll stay on topic, but we can promise you’ll love it. Listen to it here.
Who Asked Her
This podcast hosted by Elvina Ogil is unlike any other. Elvina discusses issues that face Papua New Guinean women and feminism. Some of the guests on her show includes journalist Farid Y Farid and founder of the organisation, EPF, Adam Everill. It’s an all around thought-provoking podcast that will give you a new perspective on the issues women in different cultures face. In short, this podcast is a definite must to add to your queue. Listen to it here.
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