Podcasts to Power Your Summer Road Trips

Podcasts to Power Your Summer Road Trips

by Rakhee Bhatt

Hit the open road this summer equipped with these 11 amazing female-led podcasts that run the gamut from comedy, true crime, self-help, parenting, and everything in between.

2 Dope Queens

A chance meeting during The Daily Show led to Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson’s eventual podcast, where the duo invite comedians like Ilana Glazer and Jen Kirkman to talk about topics ranging from romance, race, and hair.

Spawned

Get non-judgmental parenting tips in this podcast, hosted by Liz Gumbinner and Kristen Chase of Cool Mom Picks, on subjects like what to have your kids do when they’re bored and how to talk to them about money.

The Goop Podcast

Gwyneth Paltrow and Goop’s Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen get insights into topics such as human consciousness and the #MeToo movement from guests like Oprah and creativity and office culture from Wharton professor Adam Grant.

Earn Your Happy

Join fitness expert and lifestyle entrepreneur Lori Harder on this podcast to get motivating advice from her and guests like Val Chmerkovskiy on how to break through your fears and master your mindset to create the life you want.

My Favorite Murder

Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark bring their love of true crime stories to this podcast, where the pair each selects a story in every episode to have a discussion about the victims, perpetrators, and the subsequent investigations.

Being Boss

Gain knowledge on things like productivity with life coach Marie Forleo and learn how to build a business customers love with Brooke Castillo on this entrepreneur-focused podcast hosted by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon.

Burn it All Down

This podcast turns a feminist lens on the biggest stories in sports, celebrating women making forward strides in the industry and throwing an offensive piece of news in the “Burn Pile.”

Fresh Air from WHYY

Terry Gross hosts this Peabody Award-winning NPR podcast, where she engages in candid conversations with the likes of David Sedaris, Tig Notaro, and Jack Tapper to discuss contemporary issues.

Pop Fashion

Find out about business and pop culture news—like Sephora’s new makeup classes for the trans community and LVMH’s plan to cut greenhouse gases—through this podcast, hosted by fashion stylist Kaarin Vembar and former vintage store owner Lisa Rowan.

By The Book

Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and her friend Kristen Meinzer as they work their way through a different self-help book—like You Are A Badass, The Little Book of Hygge, and French Women Don’t Get Fat—in each episode to see which ones really altered their lives.

On Being With Krista Tippett

Listen to the edited and unedited versions of this Peabody Award-winning podcast, where host Krista Tippett talks about religion, spirituality, and the meaning of life with influencers like Brené Brown, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Maria Shriver.

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