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Political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by a bicoastal squad of funny, opinionated women to talk through everything from reproductive rights to romcoms. They break down the political news of the week, plus the topics, trends, and cultural stories that affect women’s lives.
 
If you are interested in democracy, poverty eradication and climate change, this is your go-to podcast for a deeper understanding of the politics of global development. In each episode, we discuss the experiences of developing and “emerging economies” in Africa, Asia and Latin America. While we examine major global challenges and highlight various “problems”, we also highlight what works on the ground. This podcast is hosted by Professor Dan Banik from the Centre for Development and the Envi ...
 
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Women at Work

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Women at Work

Harvard Business Review

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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 ...
 
The Gender at Work Podcast is a bi-monthly podcast series, featuring diverse voices from Gender at Work’s international network of feminist scholars, activists, and community-led development practitioners. In our informal conversations, we discuss merging ideas, issues and trends in Gender and Development that help us to find new ways of understanding our work, our institutions, our society and ambitiously, ourselves! By coming together in this new space, we seek to re-examine the resilience ...
 
reWorked: The Diversity and Inclusion Podcast. Join the EW Group team as they speak to leaders in diversity and inclusion, discussing best practice and wellbeing tips. Learn how you can rework your company culture to make it more inclusive. Brought to you by diversity consultancy, EW Group - we have 29 years of expertise in diversity consultancy, unconscious bias training and inclusive leadership.
 
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VS Voices

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VS Voices

Victoria’s Secret

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Victoria’s Secret is excited to announce its first original podcast, VS Voices. Award-winning host and advocate Amanda de Cadenet connects with trailblazing women around the world to celebrate the multifaceted nature of the female experience. From models and athletes, to actors and designers, these honest conversations explore how their unique voices and journeys leave the world better than they found it. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
No More Hiding: Self Promotion at Work with Gemma Stow is a podcast that celebrates women using their voice to be seen and heard. Self promotion is often seen as a dirty word but there has never been a more important time to showcase strength. Own your expertise. Step into your spotlight. #SelfPromotion #NoMoreHiding #Leadership
 
"Equal But Different" is based on my doctoral thesis, which investigated the intersection of race, gender and social class in women leaders’ career progression. The women leaders came up with strategies for gender transformation at leadership level. The book presents life stories of women leaders in South Africa and abroad and men who believe in gender equality and contributed towards this goal.
 
Gender Equality is an equation. We need the other half of humanity to hear us and listen if the world is to change in our favor. Here are the influential men of our world (CEOs, athletes, actors, etc) who are making a difference in their everyday lives at home and in the workplace, role models and change agents, for a more equal world we can all be proud of.
 
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A Matter of Degrees

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A Matter of Degrees

Leah Stokes, Katharine Wilkinson

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Give up your climate guilt. Sharpen your curiosity. This show is for the climate-curious people who know climate change is a problem, but are trying to figure out how to tackle it. We’re telling stories about the levers of power that have created the problem -- and the tools we have to fix it.
 
Australian women's cricket has been a feature of our Summers for 150 years. And today's World Champion Australian team actually stands proudly on the shoulders of some of the most talented, bold, and daring women of every generation. Pivotal to that success is the first Australia and England women's test series held here in the aftermath of the brutal 'bodyline' Ashes series in 1932/33. It was a moment in time when the crowds turned up in their thousands to watch the women's tests, the newsp ...
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s Amy Mackinnon, will recommend one podcast from around the world, interview the host, and play an excerpt. This curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship podcast First Person. S ...
 
In the Ellevate Podcast you’ll meet real women having a real impact. Female entrepreneurs, authors, business women, and other inspiring leaders share their experience and takeaways from their careers. Ellevate’s mission is to close the gender achievement gap by bringing more women into positions of leadership. Hosts Sallie Krawcheck and Kristy Wallace, Chair and President of Ellevate Network respectively, interview female leaders to showcase the immense talent these women bring to the table. ...
 
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Forward Thinking

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Forward Thinking

McKinsey Global Institute

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Forward Thinking examines groundbreaking ways in which the world is evolving and how people and organizations can respond to changing demands and technologies. In each episode theorists, innovators, and business leaders discuss global trends—technology, artificial intelligence, globalization, urbanization, climate change, and more—with hosts Michael Chui and Janet Bush of the McKinsey Global Institute.
 
This is Spotlight on Fintech a place to discuss all things related to finance, technology and innovation. This podcast is brought to you by Spotcap. Business owners are dynamic, flexible and fast — always looking to meet customer demands. When they see an opportunity, they want to capitalise on it, and for that they need financial flexibility. At Spotcap we don't want business owners to spend all of their time and energy thinking about financing. We want them to have flexible financing.
 
How does gender influence the way we experience sexual pleasure? Equal Pleasure asks what more can we do to gain a greater understanding of how female pleasure operates. Through interviews with sex educators and artists exploring ideas of women's pleasure in their work, this series puts a taboo topic square in the spotlight, and provides a much needed space for discussion around a neglected area of sex education.
 
Professor Olga Martin-Ortega talks to academic women and people who identify themselves as women about their lives and work; the choices and decisions they made to get where they are; the women who inspired them and how to empower women at earlier stages in their academic development. The Professoriate is the 'body of college and university teachers at an institution or in society'. In this podcast we focus on the voices of women, who have had less representation and whose experiences have b ...
 
Women in STEM (science, technology, engineering & maths), listen up! Being a STEMinist means creating a wildly fulfilling career without compromising your family or social life. Learn how to take back control of your career progression, navigate gender equality issues and stop balancing work with life, and start enjoying it. When you love your whole life, you become a living example that a career in STEM is where it's at. I'm Tiffany Dawson and I'll be teaching you all the stuff no one else ...
 
My name is Jags and I am the host of Kind Warriors Podcast.Kind Warriors represents every woman who fights for survival but doesn’t give up on kindness. It’s a platform for women to learn, share and grow together no matter who they are - a place where everyone and everything is relevant. Here at Kind Warriors, we will discuss health & fitness; social issues and engage with charities that focus on women, female artists, women-owned small businesses and everything that matters to you.Your ques ...
 
Squiggly Careers is a weekly podcast that will help you take control of your career development. Hosted by the founders of Amazing If (https://www.amazingif.com/), Sarah Ellis and Helen Tupper, together they cover all things work: from how to manage stress and overcome your confidence gremlins to micro-aggressions and discovering your strengths. Each episode is full of ideas, actions, hints and tips that you can put into practise straight away. Once a month they take a break from talking to ...
 
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Parity Podcast

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Cathy Nestrick and Deborah Pollack-Milgate

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Women have had the right to vote for 100 years, but most experts believe that we will not achieve workplace parity for another 100 years! 100 years is a long time, friends, to wait for gender equality and a level playing field at work. The goal of this podcast is to accelerate this change by being a coach, mentor, and trusted friend for all of you who are ready now.
 
The European Central Bank Podcast – bringing you insights into the world of economics and central banking. Our host, Katie Ranger, talks to experts about the topics and trends that matter to the eurozone economy today. The views expressed are those of the speakers and not necessarily those of the European Central Bank.
 
The ‘Power Of…‘ podcast series engages in critical and thought-provoking content and conversations aimed at improving gender equality in global health. The series centres around five key ingredients necessary for driving gender equality in global health programmes: - The power of evidence - The power of feminist civil society - The power of the collective - The power of leaders and gender experts - The power of an institutional structure Join us as we explore themes related to each of these ...
 
A podcast where you will find fun and interesting conversations with people about their career path, their journey of success, dreams, and failures. The motto is to bring more professional guest and explore their passion and educate people through their journeys. Life | Career | Dreams | Success
 
A podcast for and about leaders at the frontlines of social change in Asia. Hear their inspiring stories, their valuable insights, and the tips they picked up along their journey to success, in conversation with social impact advocate and entrepreneur, Priya Thachadi. Talk Impact is a series with the movers and shakers in the Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship ecosystem in Asia. Priya Thachadi’s heart to heart discussions with industry leaders are engaging, thought-provoking, and a ...
 
AVIATE with Shaesta brings some of the most interesting female aviators together- trailblazers, record-setters, mothers, adventurers, entrepreneurs- to have honest conversations about what it means to be a woman in aviation. Join Shaesta Waiz, the Youngest Woman to Fly Solo Around the World, as she goes around the world (via a podcast) and connects with the industry to have honest conversations about being a woman in aviation. AVIATE, which stands for Acknowledge, Vocalize, Inclusion, Act, T ...
 
In a time when change is a constant, asking the big questions and tackling the challenging issues are key to paving a way for the future. Join host Whitney Fitzsimmons as she discusses a range of topics such as science, sport, leadership, current affairs and culture with global change makers on issues and ideas that affect businesses, communities, societies and the world.
 
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Negar Mortazavi speaks to Azadeh Moaveni, Director of Gender and Conflict at the International Crisis Group, about online threats against female journalists who cover Iran, women’s rights and the golden years of reform, how US policy has impacted Iranian women, and feminist movements across the Middle East.--- Send in a voice message: https://ancho…
 
In this episode, Mwakaneno chats with Luke Ombara, Director Policy and Market Development at the Capital Market Authority Kenya on the representation and participation of women in Kenya compared to other African markets. We discuss the role of policies like the corporate governance code and the 2/3 gender rule in bridging gender parity on boards an…
 
In 2015, the world witnessed an Irish social revolution. In a historic referendum vote, the Republic of Ireland voted to extend the constitutional right to marriage to same-sex couples. Thirty years before, sex between men was illegal. From the 1970s, LGBT rights activists advocated tirelessly for decriminalization, fair treatment laws, protection …
 
A few months back, we took a survey with some questions on gender equality and based on the responses we received, we summed them up in a collegial environment amongst 3 friends. The responses we received were really insightful and so is the conversation. If you are interested to go through all the questions and the responses, you can find them on …
 
This episode is a collaboration between A Matter Of Degrees and the Gimlet podcast How To Save A Planet. Take a look at many of the spaces where climate-related decisions are being made — from government to business to media — and you'll notice a numbers problem. Despite being roughly half the people on the planet, women rarely have equal represent…
 
Gabriela Ariana Campoverde sits down with Michelle Tran and Sasha Pilch, co-founders of NYC Fintech Women, an organization which promotes gender equality through diversity in the fintech community.Founded in 2017, NYC Fintech Women connects, promotes and empowers women in their professional advancement in the fintech industry. Today, they have over…
 
In her scintillating new book, The Beauty of the Houri: Heavenly Virgins, Feminine Ideals (Oxford UP, 2021), Nerina Rustomji presents a fascinating and multilayered intellectual and cultural history of the category of the “Houri” and the multiple ideological projects in which it has been inserted over time and space. Nimbly moving between a vast ra…
 
Eileen Hunt Botting is a Professor political science at the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Botting is a widely published and cited scholar on the thought of Mary Wollstonecraft, the eighteenth-century author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. As editor of a two-volume collection, Portraits of Wollstonecraft (Bloomsbury Academic,2021), she offe…
 
Today I talked to Viviana MacManus, author of Disruptive Archives: Feminist Memories of Resistance in Latin America’s Dirty Wars published by the University of Illinois Press in 2020. It has just received Honorable Mention for the 2021 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Book Prize. The National Women's Studies Association awards the prize for groundbreaking schola…
 
How to feel more positive about your career wellbeing. "People with high career wellbeing are more than twice as likely to be thriving in their lives overall" (Gallop) Career Wellbeing really is a thing! 4 things to try from feeling stuck in a rut to having career clarity If you aren't happy at work then it's hard to be visible Today I am asking yo…
 
This week, FP Playlist has a special double feature! Foreign Policy recommends: Tug of War We feature CNN’s newest series, Tug of War. In the six-part series, CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward crosses the world, highlighting democratic movements in the fierce fight for freedom and human rights. Tug of War host and Chief Internatio…
 
Superman, Batman, Captain America, and Iron Man are names that are often connected to the expansive superhero genre, including the multi-billion-dollar film and television franchises. But these characters are older and have been woven into American popular culture since their inception in the early days of comic books. The history of these comic bo…
 
(Re:) Claiming Ballet (Intellect Books, 2021) by Dr. Adesola Akinleye explores the history of movement through ballet, representation, and the future of dance. Though ballet is often seen as a white, cis-heteropatriarchal form of dance, in fact it has been, and still is, shaped by artists from a much broader range of backgrounds. This collection lo…
 
We’re celebrating our one-year anniversary with this interview, and so I wanted to introduce a special guest for today: Nur Nasreen Ibrahim, talented writer, journalist and dear friend. We’re going to talk—mostly—about Nur’s latest work: an essay for the collection Horse Girls: Recovering, Aspiring, and Devoted Riders Redefine the Iconic Bond (Harp…
 
What is the future of care? In The Care Crisis: What Caused It and How Can We End It? (Verso, 2021), Emma Dowling, an associate professor at the Institute for Sociology University of Vienna, introduces the extent of the global crisis of care. Drawing on a feminist perspective, the book thinks through the multiple ways that care is rendered invisibl…
 
Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro stops by to talk about family leave, the Child Tax Credit and Joe Manchin’s attempt to slash the program. Then in news: Erin Ryan and Dame Alyssa Mastromonaco break down the hypocrisy of the right’s attack on Pete Buttigieg’s paternity leave, and the growing unrest with the American labor force. Plus, Julissa Arce and Dan…
 
Have you ever dreamed of switching careers or looked on at those who do so with envy? Ever wondered why some people cope with changing careers better than others? This episode looks at those people who are able to reinvent themselves successfully time and time again. We speak to Eric D'Esposito who’s with KPMG Enterprise about leaving his home on t…
 
Foreign Policy recommends: The Negotiators This week on FP Playlist, we feature Foreign Policy Studios’ latest and greatest podcast — The Negotiators. From the halls of international conflict to gang violence, the podcast takes listeners into the world of negotiations, both successful and not. The Negotiators senior producer Laura Rosbrow-Telem and…
 
In this episode of the McKinsey Global Institute’s Forward Thinking podcast, co-host Janet Bush speaks with Guntram Wolff, the director of Bruegel, which is regularly ranked one of the top global think tanks. In early 2021, he was appointed to a new G-20 panel on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response.Wolff discusses the challenge of being…
 
Dr. Elizabeth Chatterjee is an assistant professor of environmental history at the University of Chicago. Her research explores how non-Western energy histories disrupt conventional understandings of capitalist development, the social dynamics of climate change, and green political thought. "India and the 1.5°C warning: The power of political targe…
 
Last week, we saw investor uncertainty across global markets, following the rise of inflation across the globe that could last for long. On the NSE, the NASI was up 3.04 points, the NSE 25 was 32.37 basis points. The NSE 20 share index dropped 1.13%. Highlights: Limuru Tea was the top gainer last week, up 10% to Ksh 330 shillings, following an earl…
 
This week, Helen and Sarah talk to world renowned leadership expert René Carayol about how we can all develop and demonstrate leadership skills in our day-to-day role. They discuss myths people often make about leadership and how to increase your impact as a leader. This Ask the Expert series is supported by the Uncertainty Experts. You can find ou…
 
In this episode, Maurice Makoloo, Senior Director-Africa Hub at the Habitat of Humanity discusses what it takes to build resilient housing in Africa, while still following the tenets of affordability and maintaining cultural sensitivity. Mwakaneno and Maurice break down the multifaceted roles which houses play, from serving as educational centres, …
 
How have Black women lead a digital revolution? In Digital Black Feminism (NYU Press, 2021), Catherine Knight Steele, an assistant professor of communication at the University of Maryland, places digital Black feminism within the longer-term context of Black feminism and Black women’s experiences in America. The book considers examples from the Bla…
 
The mass shooting at a queer Latin Night in Orlando in July 2016 sparked a public conversation about access to pleasure and selfhood within conditions of colonization, violence, and negation. Queer Nightlife (U Michigan Press, 2021) joins this conversation by centering queer and trans people of color who apprehend the risky medium of the night to e…
 
Anirudh Singh sits down with Sarah Hammer and Sameer Gupta to discuss launching the Cypher Accelerator. Topics include: - Sameer's work at Point72- Why Sarah is well-positioned to lead Cypher- Cypher's incredible board of advisors- What excites the two most about Crypto / BlockchainAnd much more!Sarah Hammer: Sarah Hammer is Managing Director of th…
 
Hello! We know the UK’s population is getting older, but what should that mean for our towns, villages and cities? We’re talking about ‘age-friendly communities’ — places where people of all ages can live healthy and active lives. Natalie Turner from the Centre for Ageing Better explains the idea. Paul McGarry from Greater Manchester Ageing Hub tel…
 
This week, the high court ruled that there is an intricate link between Uber BV and Uber Kenya, a decision that could allow uber drivers in Kenya to sue both companies for fare reductions on the platform. Join Mwakaneno and Nicole as they travel back to 2016, the genesis of the court case against uber, to break down the different arguments in the c…
 
Negar Mortazavi joins a panel discussion at the University of Chicago’s Pearson Institute, about Iran’s foreign and domestic policies under the new hardline administration of Ebrahim Raisi, with Mahsa Rouhi, Vali Nasr, Pouya Alimagham and Ali Vaez.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/theiranpodcast/messageSupport this podcast: https://anc…
 
Professor Claudia Goldin joins me to discuss "Career & Family: Women's Century-Long Journey Towards Equity".Why do men dominate business leadership?Is this due to testosterone, preferences or discrimination?Why are there more women in management in the USA than Europe?What would reduce the gender pay gap?And so much more.Book: https://press.princet…
 
Muslim South Asia is widely characterized as a culture that idealizes female anonymity: women's bodies are veiled and their voices silenced. Challenging these perceptions, Siobhan Lambert-Hurley, University of Sheffield, highlights an elusive strand of autobiographical writing dating back several centuries that offers a new lens through which to st…
 
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