Last few years has seen a surge in number of women content creators in roles such as directors, writers, producers, and editors. Women are dominating the podcast scenario too, after all women are the best storytellers. While curating great content, women podcasters have been sharing their experiences and opinions with engaged listeners..
Women have been carving out their own space in the content industry, while challenging societies’ stereotypes and taboos head-on. Their words are so thought-provoking that you would want to become a leader yourself right after listening to their podcasts. We bring to you a list of such podcasters. Let’s check out these talented women and tune into what they’re talking about.
Musings of Suta:
Sujata Biswas and Taniya Biswas are the two sisters who have immense love for sarees. The duo comes together to share their stories through Musings of Suta. They quit their well-paying jobs, and chose to redefine sarees as the channel of love and vessels of stories. In their podcast, they talk about their journey which is packed with the hurdles they faced at the beginning of their venture, Suta. And, how their journey gave them lessons that any other job could ever. The Biswas sisters, now have two successful podcast seasons up-and-running. Their stories are bundled with entertainment, which give us a sneak peek into their childhood, their journey so far and all the risks they took that finally led them to Suta.
Heart on my Sleeve:
Mansha Kaur’s podcast – Heart On My Sleeve – deals in helping women (and men!) realise that what you see on a woman’s perfect Instagram feed may not be as perfect, and she may be dealing with similar issues. “We aren’t alone in our insecurities and fears, but we are alone in our heads,” she says. Mansha is wearing her heart on her sleeve as she talks about her personal experiences and observations on things such as love, purpose, insecurities, girl friendships, growth and body image. In the second season of her podcase, she was seen in conversation with a host of guests like Nonita Kalra, Pooja Dhingra, Sanjana Batra, Malini Agarwal and Sumaya Dalmia. The guests were raw and honest about their struggles, the regressive views they see around them and the uphill task of changing societal perception of women, their abilities and bodies.
What’s a Man? Masculinity in India:
In her podcast, What’s a Man? Masculinity in India, award-winning writer and researcher, Deepa Narayan, explores what it means to be a man. The host has conducted over 200 in-depth interviews with middle and upper-class men from Delhi, Mumbai and many other cities. The podcast explores myths and expectations of being a man and how it has affected them since childhood. Deepa interviews guests from various fields and discusses issues like body image, nature of power and how people define masculinity.
Success with Savitha:
Find out what success looks like in this podcast with host Savitha Nanjappa who is an award-winning Life and Business Coach, Entrepreneur, and Founder of the thriving global coaching platform, Success with Savitha. The podcast was launched on 1st March and in the first episode, she discusses strategies to grow on Instagram and how to curate content consistently, with her guest, Masoom Minawala. Success with Savitha is a podcast for entrepreneurs, especially females, where they swap success stories, inspiration and strategies to tackle work, personal life and more, together.
Women in Labour:
Women in Labour is hosted by Aditi Mittal, a renowned Indian stand-up comedian and Christina MacGillivray, an amazing cinematographer. The hosts explore taboo topics related to women, family, work and everything in between. They talk about the struggles women have to face when balancing family and work in a sarcastic manner. This power duo is super talented. Their satirical tone makes the podcast all the more thought-provoking.
Popkast with Garima:
Popkast with Garima is a pop-culture podcast that will entertain you like no other. The host, Garima Surana, and her guests break all the stereotypes and have a candid conversation about everything from millennials today to the 90s music. With season 3 launching on Women’s Day, there are a lot of fun episodes to look forward to. This podcast is packed with enough sass to get you through the week.