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Our Favorite #BossLady Content Right Now

Updated: May 13

There’s no denying it, being stuck at home is not ideal. Aside from necessary runs to the grocery store, the day-to-day can be a little mundane. So, we’ve compiled a list (in no particular order) of binge-worthy content about, by, and for fierce women making a difference.


Documentaries


Diana In Her Own Words

This Netflix documentary shows archived footage and personal recordings that offer real insight into the life of Princess Diana.


The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

In this documentary, activist Victoria Cruz examines the suspicious death of her friend Marsha P. Johnson who was a revolutionary trans rights activist in the 20th century.


She Did That

This Netflix documentary follows the lives of four Black female entrepreneurs and their journey to becoming successful businesswomen while coping with the setbacks that they face day after day.


Becoming

This Netflix documentary takes an intimate look into the life of former First Lady Michelle Obama. A film crew captures Michelle's life post-White House while traveling the country on her book tour of the same name.


Shows

Mrs. America

Mrs. America delves deep into the movement to establish the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970's.


The Morning Show

An inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the men and women who carry out this daily televised ritual. Additionally, this show touches on the #MeToo movement as a case of sexual misconduct arises early on.


Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker

This Netflix series chronicles the incredible true story of Madam C.J. Walker, the first ever African American self-made millionaire.


Podcasts

Encyclopedia Womannica

Throughout history, woman have notoriously been underrepresented. In this podcast, hosts Jenny and Liz Kaplan fill in the gaps where women have made history.


Call Your Girlfriend

This podcast is hosted by two long-distance best friends who strive to keep their friendship strong even when they are apart. This is the perfect binge for when you’re missing having your friends close during quarantine.


Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations

In this podcast, Lady O chats with strong women from all industries, as she offers her cunning wisdom and advice.


Side Hustle Pro

Entrepreneur Nicaila Matthews Okome provides insight and useful tips for how to rock your side hustle while spotlighting other bold female entrepreneurs.


Other

@herstorytalk TikTok account

This TikTok account posts minute-long videos daily about different women from all walks of life who have made or are currently making history. Or, as we’d like to call it, herstory.


Equal Pay Movement for the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team

Since winning their first world cup, the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team has been fighting for equal pay to their male counterparts. Teammates Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan weighed in on the issue in this Good Morning America segment.


Women vs. the Coronavirus This op-ed in Fortune is the first in a series by LeanIn.org co-founders Sheryl Sandberg and Rachel Thomas about the impact of the Coronavirus crisis on women in the workplace.

What are you watching, reading, and/or listening to and loving right now? Let us know in the comments.

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