Empowering Podcasts for Young Women
By: Delanee Ensley
Trying to find yourself as a young woman can be tricky. It takes having confidence in yourself in order to show the world the strong woman you can be. These podcasts are great ways for you to show the world how strong you can be. Instead of listening to music or binging that next season on Netflix, try listening to these podcasts!
This Ends at Prom
This Ends at Prom is a podcast hosted by BJ Colangelo and Harmony Colangelo. These two newlyweds launched their podcast in 2020 at the beginning of the pandemic and use their platform to investigate coming-of-age movies from the viewpoint of female empowerment. The movies range from cult classics like Pretty in Pink to more recent films like Pitch Perfect. These two wives also bring the unique perspective of the LGBT angle through cisgender and transgender views. You can listen to them anywhere you find your podcasts.
Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye
Let’s Be Real with Sammy Jaye is a podcast for teen girls by a teen girl. This 18-year old started her podcast in 2020 as a way to talk about real-life issues with celebrities and inspirational men and women. This podcast not only covers pop culture but also gives insight into politics and mental health. Sammy Jaye uses her platform to be real with others as a young woman for other young women. You can listen to her podcast on Apple Podcasts and iHeartRadio, as well as many other platforms.
Tough Girl Podcast
Adventure is something everyone dreams of and Sarah Williams has made these dreams a reality by interviewing adventurous women from all over the world. Tough Girl Podcast is dedicated to inspiring women of all ages by proving that you can do anything you want to do, whether that be climbing Mount Everest or simply running a 5K. Williams posts new episodes weekly, and you can listen to them on Spotify, iTunes, Stitcher, or Soundcloud.
Teen Boss Babes
Teen Boss Babes is not only about podcasting; it is also a community. Paola created Teen Boss Babes in 2019 with the goal to create a community for teen entrepreneurs. This community is there to help you create your own brand, whatever that might be. They even host fun events like trivia nights! Each week Paola and her co-host Paula talk tips and tricks on how to become your own leader, and they even interview adult boss babes to prove that hard work and creativity really pay off. You can listen to them anywhere you get your podcasts.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Rebel Girls is a brand dedicated to teaching young women confidence and showing them inspiration through female rebels throughout time. Through books and their podcast, they have created a platform to teach young women the importance of standing up for themselves and being a rebel. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls is a podcast that releases multiple episodes each week and tells stories about rebel girls such as Rosa Parks and Joan Jett. You can listen to the podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.