Women mak­ing (ra­dio)waves

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POD­CAST: WOMEN OF THE HOUR. What’s the deal: A minis­eries hosted by Girls cre­ator, Lena Dun­ham, who calls upon friends to dis­cuss top­ics such as friend­ship, work, and ‘the big pic­ture’. Best episode: Au­thor Zadie Smith’s pro­duc­tiv­ity tips in ‘Work’ (which in­clude ditch­ing your dis­tract­ing smart­phone for a flip-phone) make it a must-lis­ten.

POD­CAST: GIRL­BOSS RA­DIO. the deal: What’s

Nasty Gal founder and #Girl­boss au­thor Sophia Amoruso in­ter­views fe­male CEOS about their ca­reer tra­jec­to­ries. Best episode: The many fash­ion in­dus­try ca­reer women who fea­ture have fas­ci­nat­ing sto­ries to tell, but for a sur­pris­ingly com­pelling lis­ten, let Ellevest co-founder and for­mer CEO of Mer­rill Lynch Wealth Man­age­ment Sal­lie Krawcheck school you on the in­vest­ment gen­der gap.

POD­CAST: OH, BOY! What’s the deal:

Man Re­peller staffer Jay Buim talks can­didly with celebri­ties and other high-pro­file fig­ures in the arts and tech in­dus­tries. Best episode: As far as go­ing back to where it all be­gan, you can’t beat Episode 1’s in­ter­view with Man Re­peller founder, Le­an­dra Me­dine. Other guest-list high­lights in­clude It girl Alexa Chung, fem­i­nist pow­er­house Glo­ria Steinem, Into the Gloss’s Emily Weiss and Vogue.com’s Sally Singer.


Although not tech­ni­cally fe­male-driven, the sub­ject mat­ter of this pod­cast (that is, an in-depth anal­y­sis of every. Sin­gle. Episode. Of. Gil­more. Girls. Ever.) makes it and its male hosts, Demi Ade­juyigbe and Kevin Porter, more than wor­thy of a men­tion. Best episode: TBH, we’re sav­ing this su­perla­tive for when Kelly Bishop comes on board as a guest, bc all hail, Emily Gil­more.

POD­CAST: CALL YOUR GIRL­FRIEND. What’s the deal: Deal­ing with long-dis­tance friend­ship the mod­ern way, Ann Fried­man and Ami­na­tou Sow have ba­si­cally made their fort­nightly phone calls public so we have some­thing to tune in to when our own BFF is too busy. Best episode: The beauty of this pod­cast is that every episode con­tains gold, from Drake’s turtle­necks (Ep 35), to never-end­ing in­tern­ships (Ep 53), to pe­riod pol­i­tics (too many eps to men­tion). # What’s

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