Best Podcasts For Women - 2020

Who runs the world? GIRLS! Some of today's most influential women are now podcasting. We love listening to more female voices and being a part of their conversations. These women podcasts explore a variety of different topics, some that will make you laugh, updates on news and current affairs, pop culture gossip, real-talk relationship advice, motherhood stories, career inspiration, and interviews with some of the most powerful people in the world.

Here are some recommendations women podcasts that we are listening to.

The LadyGang is a standout podcast for women, so much that E! has spun off a television adaption of their podcast. Keltie Knight, Becca Tobin and Jac Vanek host this hilarious, feminine and raw podcast focusing on pop culture, relationships, reality TV and social media.

No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis is a phenomenal female podcast that features women's centered stories of how they got to the top and the wisdom they gathered along the way.

Stuff Mom Never Told you, brought to you by the How Stuff Works podcast, focuses on answering everyday questions and curiosities you weren’t able to ask your mom. They address factual research and discuss all things feminism, motherhood and everything in between.

We’ve compiled a list of the best women podcasts in 2020 below. These are the must-needed podcasts every woman should be listening to. Queue up these women podcasts recommendations hosted by inspiring female leaders. Grab those headphones and press play.

LadyGang

by PodcastOne

505

episodes

A celebrity driven podcast from the minds and mouths of Keltie Knight, Jac Vanek, and Becca Tobin where no subject is off limits. Inspired by their bottomless mimosa brunches, each week, a celebrity guest joins the girls for a raw, honest, and hilarious look at what life is really like under the bright lights of Hollywood.

Women at Work

by Harvard Business Review

82

episodes

Women face gender discrimination throughout our careers. It doesn't have to derail our ambitions — but how do we prepare to deal with it? There's no workplace orientation session about narrowing the wage gap, standing up to interrupting male colleagues, or taking on many other issues we encounter at work. So HBR staffers Amy Bernstein, Amy Gallo, and Emily Caulfield are untangling some of the knottiest problems. They 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.

Office Ladies

by Earwolf & Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey

107

episodes

The Office co-stars and best friends, Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey, are doing the ultimate The Office re-watch podcast for you. Each week Jenna and Angela will break down an episode of The Office and give exclusive behind the scene stories that only two people who were there, can tell you.

Modern Love

by The New York Times

269

episodes

Love stories rarely exist without their fair share of ups and downs. Host, Meghna Chakrabarti seeks to bring to life the joys and tribulations involved in relationships. People often report that they listen enraptured by the true-life tales of love, loss, redemption, and happiness. The Modern Love podcast show focuses on embodying the essence of relationships – both the good and the bad

Boss Files with Poppy Harlow

by CNN

123

episodes

CNN's Poppy Harlow explores the journeys of business and global leaders. In-depth interviews with leadership advice from entrepreneurs, CEOs and innovators about what it takes to rise to the top.

No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis

by ABC News

183

episodes

Have a dream but don't know where to begin? Looking for wisdom from women who've already "been there?" Whether you're looking for answers or you just want to hear a good story, you're in the right place. Hosted by ABC News Emmy Award-winning journalist and Chief Business, Technology & Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis, "No Limits" is where the most-impressive women in the world go to let their guards down and share honest stories about what it really takes to build an empire. Each week Rebecca speaks to bold and influential women about their paths to success, their choices and tradeoffs along the way, and their pitfalls and lessons learned. The conversations focus on practical advice and never-before-shared wisdom from across industries. Plus Rebecca always asks her signature question "What's the worst advice you've ever received?" New episodes every Tuesday.

The goop Podcast

by Goop, Inc. and Cadence13

313

episodes

goop CEO and founder Gwyneth Paltrow and longtime goop collaborator Erica Chidi, CEO and cofounder of LOOM, take turns hosting the brightest thinkers and culture changers.

Super Soul

by Oprah

355

episodes

Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with Super Soul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.

Anna Faris Is Unqualified

by Unqualified Media

313

episodes

Actress Anna Faris explores relationships on her podcast show. And she does it with humor in the mix. This makes it the perfect drive-home podcast after a long day at work or whenever you listen to podcasts. On every episode, Anna Faris brings on a celebrity guest to give listeners their perspective on relationship issues. Popular stars that have graced the show include Game of Thrones’ Lena Headey, singer Nick Jonas and many more.

Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

by Esther Perel Global Media & Gimlet

47

episodes

Host, Esther Perel, has an intense desire to save every relationship that she can. So, when struggling couples come to her door, she makes sure to help. The couple in question talks, she listens and digs until she arrives at the root of the problem. Esther Perel tackles typical relationship issues and offers workable solutions for couples who need them.

Terrible, Thanks For Asking

by American Public Media

188

episodes

Thanks For Asking aims to discourage this narrative. This podcast is notorious for exploring these uncomfortable topics that people are usually unwilling to touch. The host, Nora McInerney, talks about her sad experiences with such depth and wittiness, listeners are generally entranced. Of course, this means the podcast comes with its fair share of tears and cringes.

On Being with Krista Tippett

by On Being Studios

1326

episodes

Groundbreaking Peabody Award-winning conversation about the big questions of meaning — spiritual inquiry, science, social healing, and the arts. Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives. Hosted by Krista Tippett. New conversations every Thursday, with occasional extras.

Decoder Ring

by Slate Podcasts

41

episodes

Decoder Ring is the show about cracking cultural mysteries. In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.

Stuff Mom Never Told You

by iHeartRadio

1602

episodes

Join hosts Anney and Samantha to listen to Stuff Mom Never Told You, continuing the conversation of what it is to identify as female through research-based discussion around feminism and how it impacts everyday life.

Call Your Girlfriend

by Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow

349

episodes

A podcast for long distance besties everywhere. Co-hosted by BFFs Ann Friedman and Aminatou Sow. Produced by Gina Delvac. Brand new every Friday.

Second Life

by Second Life

226

episodes

Join our host, Who What Wear co-founder Hillary Kerr, as she chronicles the career changes that can come at any age in our podcast, Second Life.

Unladylike

by Unladylike and Stitcher

154

episodes

Find out what happens when women break the rules - those unwritten but all too real bullsh*t expectations of how we should live our lives. Cristen Conger and Caroline Ervin (formerly Stuff Mom Never Told You) tackle questions through their trademark obsessive research, stories from rule-breakin’ ladies and a solid dose of delightful feminist rage.

2 Dope Queens

by WNYC Studios

88

episodes

Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams are funny. They’re black. They’re BFFs. And they host a a live comedy show in Brooklyn. Join the 2 Dope Queens, along with their favorite comedians, for stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and Billy Joel. Plus a whole bunch of other S**t. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, Sooo Many White Guys, On the Media, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios