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The girl power podcasts that'll spice up your life

With these shows you really can have it all!

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Girl power is in, and women are building their brands and reaching new audiences. Delivered weekly, these women-run shows share stories of triumph, humor, and even fear. Podcasts make everything from commuting to grocery shopping fun, so listen up!

Don't Keep your Day Job

While this podcast is still new, host Cathy Heller is all about pursuing your dreams and committing to your creative potential. Don't Keep your Day Job is perfect for those struggling to balance their jobs and also pursue their passion. Check out Episode 2, "Turning your dream job into a reality" to see what it's all about.

My Favorite Murder

My Favorite Murder is a comedy (no, we're not kidding). Hosted by two LA women looking to talk through their anxieties, the show handles true crime stories with intelligence, honesty, and most interestingly, humor.

Nerdette

Nerd out with Tricia Bodega and Greta Johnsen, the two hosts of the wildly popular podcast, Nerdette. With interview guests like Neil DeGrasse Tyson and episodes that focus on the X-files, Nerdette shows how cool being the nerdy girl can be.

Crybabies

Crying strangers can illicit a lot different reactions, but Susan Orlean and Sarah Thyre's podcast illustrates the number of things that can bring us to tears. Each weak guests ranging like Amy Poehler and Jenny Slate share something that makes them cry. The answer is it can be anything from a movie to "Baby Got Back."

Stuff Mom Never Told You

Stuff Mom Never Told You is about "the business of being a woman." Analyzing how gender, race, and economic factors have affected female figures throughout history, this show is tailor made for any feminist podcast fan. Looking for an episode recommendation? Tune in to "Fat Bottomed Girls."

2 Dope Queens

With a co-hosting dream team made up of The Daily Show's Jessica Williams and Broad City's Phoebe Robinson, 2 Dope Queens should be a part of every comedy fan's library. Their topics range from race to sex and focus on representing stories and people we don't often get to see.

#Girlboss Radio

Sophie Amoruso, the founder of Nasty Gal and author of #Girlboss, interviews different female entrepreneurs, creatives, and business woman each week. The show traces women from their first jobs and stumbles to big time success.

Whether you're building an empire or just looking to learn more about what makes other people tick, these ladies make anything seem possible.

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