Our pick of the inspiring, the amusing and the ear-opening podcasts created by women and for women

From podcasts hosted by amazing women covering everything from sex to health to wealth, to lessons from a female life coach on how to transform your mindset, to a show that considers the inherent data biases in the world, the Tatler team offers up some ear candy with their recommendations for the podcasts that speak to them most as women.

Head over Heels

"I love that Head over Heels is hyperlocal as it's a Malaysian podcast but also the fact that women from all walks of life and various career paths get on it to have raw, unfiltered conversations about everything from relationships and single parenting, to periods, business, finance and investments, building confidence and being happy. Mental health and tackling body image are also some recurring themes on the podcast."

Lainey Loh, Digital Director, Malaysia


"Women-led and mostly (but not exclusively) female-focused, this podcast champions becoming your "superwoman self", be that through health & fitness, self-care, or personal development. I find her outlook on striving to be the best version of yourself incredibly motivating. The host, Mimi Bouchard founded a meditation platform and her podcast records raw, unedited solo episodes touching on topics like hormones, mental health, business, sex and relationships—to name a few. She also interviews various leaders in the health & wellness space, female (and male) entrepreneurs and influencers, and experts in fields like nutrition, fitness and beauty."

Grace Brewer, Branded Content Editor, Hong Kong

I Weigh with Jameela Jamil

"First of all, Jameela Jamil is awesomeness personified. Besides that, her podcasts are a platform for those who are often voiceless to share their experiences and struggles, and a place for open and non-judegemental dialogue. "I Weigh connects, empowers and amplifies diverse voices in an accessible way", and it's done with passion and humour, and shines a spotlight not only on women but other marginalised communities also."

Heidi Yeung, Digital Content Editor, Hong Kong

Jemele Hill is Unbothered

"Jemele Hill is one of the most celebrated journalists out there having bagged an Emmy Award among other accolades. On Jemele Hill is Unbothered, she hosts conversations with leading and trailblazing figures in their respective industries from actor Idris Elba to to journalist Lisa Ling. Most of her guests are people of colour and the conversations are thought-provoking, insightful, and powerful, covering topics including pop culture, politics, and even sports!"

Amanda Fung, Writer, Malaysia

Betwixt The Sheets: The History of Sex, Scandal & Society

"Not sure it needs much more. It's history, sex and scandal! Host and historian, Kate Lister, is also wicked funny as she brings you through all the dirty and fascinating bits of history that aren't covered in class."

Heidi Yung, Digital Content Editor, Hong Kong

UnF*ck Your Brain

"Before she became a Master Certified life coach, Kara Loewentheil was a women's right lawyer who graduated from Yale and earned a J.D. from Harvard Law. She encourages women to dive into the world of thought work to overcome conditioned self-critical narratives and instead cultivate healthier ways of thinking about their body image, relationships and careers. Unlike most self-help podcast hosts, Loewentheil is funny, relatable and comparatively self-aware on issues of race, class, and more."

Zue Wei Leong, Digital Writer, Malaysia

Visible Women

"It’s a man’s world. Author Caroline Criado Perez laid this out in black and white in her bestselling book Invisible Women, which was published in 2019. She demonstrated the many ways in which women are forgotten in a world that is built by and for men. Back with a podcast, Visible Women goes further, highlighting more recent examples of data bias, from PPE to AI in healthcare. It’s an ear-opening listen, but it does also look at ways we can close the gender data gap and make the world more inclusive."

Rachel Duffell, Regional Content Director, Front & Female

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