We’re an unapologetically feminist organisation here at Business Chicks, which is why we have no problem celebrating our favourite all-female podcasts. Subscribe, download and be inspired on your morning commute or share them with the little feminist in your life.
In a world where girls are fed a diet of princesses, unicorns, and YouTube stars, Fierce Girls tells the real life and inspirational stories of brave, adventurous, and mighty girls and women. Like Nancy Wake the spy and Louise Sauvage, the champion wheelchair athlete. Cathy Freeman who ran like the wind and Nancy Bird-Walton who flew the skies. Fierce Girls tells the stories of incredible Australian women read by other fierce ones like Lisa Wilkinson, actor Justine Clarke, journalist Leigh Sales and the fiercest of the fierce Turia Pitt. The first episode isn’t out until March 6, and it’s already hit number one. (It’s also produced by Premium member Monique Bowley.) Subscribe here.
Co-hosted by long distance best friends, Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, who call each other every week to discuss life, pop culture and politics. Every episode attracts hundreds of thousands of listeners from all over the world. Call Your Girlfriend is all about supporting and empowering women, friendship, and feminism, plus the girls add that they “work hard, relax hard and snack hard,” – we can relate!
The food industry is heavily dominated by men, but this podcast is a celebration of women and food. Each week host Kerry Diamond speaks to pastry chefs, stylists and cookbook authors about their careers. They also bring out a bilingual magazine that’s packed with amazing recipes and illustrations. Even if you’re not a massive foodie, Radio Cherry Bombe is definitely worth a listen!
It was named as one of “The 12 Best Podcasts for Entrepreneurs” by Forbes magazine and is all about a woman’s perspective on business and entrepreneurship. Each week host Amanda Boleyn talks to a female business owner about the ups and downs of starting and growing a business. Amanda gives you tools to change your business mindset, such as developing a strategy that profits and how to write copy that converts.
Annabel Crabb and Leigh Sales are best friends and super successful Aussie journos who get together to discuss what they’re reading, watching and cooking. They are seriously funny and smart and have created a massive community of passionate fans (more than 26 000 people are members of their private Facebook group). Annabel and Leigh wrote and performed their own theme song; “Well it sure beats unemployment, chatting for our own enjoyment, least they won’t care about our bad hair”.
Yumi Stynes has 20 years of experience in the Australian media as a writer, television and radio presenter. Her podcast is all about diving deep into uncomfortable life topics we mostly try to avoid. Ladies, We Need to Talk is both educational and hilarious, episodes include, “Has anyone seen my libido” and “Breaking the motherhood contract”.
Australian born Deborah Frances-White writes on her website, “I’m a feminist, but I detagged myself from a picture at a women’s conference … because my ankles looked fat”. Deborah is a comedian, speaker, screenwriter and coach who explores massive feminist topics with her guests while acknowledging and discussing her personal hypocrisies. The Guilty Feminist is super relatable and a must-listen for any woman.