If you’re a politics nerd, you’ve got your favorite journalists and pundits. But a lot of the big names with millions of followers and their own cable TV shows get their ideas from minds that are closer to the grassroots. As a hardcore politics geek, wouldn’t you rather get the emerging concepts from the people developing them in the first place? Of course you would.
Naturally, women are doing an oversized amount of this work. Here are just five of the many many women out there leading the way in societal and political thinking. Now you can be the one sharing enlightening insights with your friends before their favorite talking head does.
Austin Channing Brown
Austin Channing Brown is a media producer, author, and speaker providing inspired leadership on racial justice in America. She’s the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author of I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness and CEO of Herself Media. Her workshops are incisive, fun, disarming, and transformative. By using […]
Mueller, She Wrote & The Daily Beans
Mueller, She Wrote & The Daily Beans are podcasts produced by “what we consider to be the most effective triumvirate of educated lady comics working in the Mueller business today” because they felt it was important to have a female point of view as a legitimate, though often snarky source of news. Mueller, She Wrote started […]
Kaitlin Byrd – GothamGirlBlue
Kaitlin Byrd, who goes by GothamGirlBlue on the socials, is a writer and political activist based in her hometown of Brooklyn. She describes her writing like this: “My writing focuses on the outcomes of policy, not merely who ‘wins’ or ‘loses’ with its passage. I talk about good faith, bad faith and who has earned […]
The Broad Experience
The Broad Experience is a podcast that sparks candid conversations about women, men, careers, and success. They discuss the stuff everyone’s thinking about, but not always talking about. Women’s experiences at work can be challenging, rewarding, and downright ugly – sometimes in the same week. This show leaves you feeling more enlightened, less alone. Hosted […]
Farai Chideya is an award-winning journalist who is currently the creator and host of “Our Body Politic,” a syndicated public radio show/podcast about Black women/all women of color using their power for the good of all. Our Body Politic is unapologetically centered on reporting on not just how women of color experience the major political […]