I'm often asked for recommendations or what's caught my eye recently.

Below you'll find a few items on my radar:

 Books – Gender


  • The Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed For Men, Caroline Criado Perez

  • Brandsplaining: Why Marketing is (Still) Sexist and How to Fix It, Jane Cunningham & Philippa Roberts

  • Cassandra Speaks: When Women Are the Storytellers, the Human Story Changes, Elizabeth Lesser

  • The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work, Michelle King

  • Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male and Female Minds, Gina Rippon

  • That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, Joanne Lipman

  • The Moment Of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, Melinda Gates

  • Becoming, Michelle Obama

  • We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, Malala Yousafzai

  • Be Fierce, Gretchen Carlson

  • The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know, Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

  • She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey

  • Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators, Ronan Farrow

  • Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit

  • Know My Name, Chanel Miller

  • The Right To Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century, Amia Srinivasan

  • Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road, Gloria Steinem

  • The Beauty Myth, Naomi Wolf

  • Bad Feminist: Essays, Roxane Gay

  • The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan

  • The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir

  • Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

  • WOLFPACK: How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game, Abby Wambach

  • Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women, Renee Engeln PhD

  • The Power, Naomi Alderman

  • So Sexy So Soon, Dian E. Levin and Jean Kilbourne

  • Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girlie-Girl Culture, Peggy Orenstein

  • Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape, Peggy Orenstein

  • Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity, Peggy Orenstein

  • Strong is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves, Kate T. Parker

  • A Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood

  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favilli

Books – Entrepreneurial

  • Think Again: The Power of Knowing What You Don't Know, Adam Grant

  • Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead, Brené Brown

  • Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World, Adam Grant 

  • The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help, Amanda Palmer and Brené Brown

  • The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses, Eric Ries

Podcasts - Gender

  • Scene On Radio, Season 3, MEN, co-hosted by John Biewen and Celeste Headlee

  • NPR, Believed, co-hosts Lindsey Smith and Kate Wells

  • How To Talk To Kids About Anything with Dr. Robyn Silverman

Podcasts - Entrepreneurial

  • How I Built This with Guy Raz


TED Talks - Gender

  • Why I believe the mistreatment of women is the number one human rights abuse, Jimmy Carter

  • To raise brave girls, encourage adventure, Caroline Paul

  • Looks aren’t everything. Believe me, I’m a model, Cameron Russell

  • Why we have too few women leaders, Sheryl Sandberg

  • We should all be feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • This tennis icon paved the way for women in sports, Billie Jean King

  • How online abuse of women has spiraled out of control, Ashley Judd

  • On being a women and diplomat, Madeleine Albright

  • Tales of passion, Isabel Allende

  • A Call to Men, Tony Porter


TED Talks - Entrepreneurial

  • Your body language may shape who you are, Amy Cuddy

  • The power of vulnerability, Brene Brown

  • The power of introverts, Susan Cain

  • How great leaders inspire action, Simon Sinek

  • The surprising habits of original thinkers, Adam Grant

Documentaries - Gender

  • Miss Representation

  • The Mask You Live In

  • The Hunting Ground

  • Miss Americana

  • RBG

  • The Invisible War

  • Game On: Women Can Coach

Documentaries - Entrepreneurial

  • Becoming Warren Buffett

  • Freakonomics

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Social Media

  • UN Women

  • The Female Lead

  • Maria Shriver

  • Brene Brown

  • Lift Our Voices

  • Women You Should Know

  • In Her Words, New York Times 

  • The Lily, The Washington Post

  • Jezebel

  • Girl Boss

  • Equality Can't Wait

  • Riot Women

  • Ms. Magazine

  • Women in the World

  • He For She

  • Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport

  • Women’s Sports Foundation

  • Reel Girls

  • Time’s Up

  • Me too

  • Lean In

  • Feminist.com

  • Makerswomen

  • Feministing

  • The Representation Project

  • Geena Davis Institute

  • Equality Can’t Wait

  • A Call to Men

  • The Good Men Project

  • ManKind Project

  • Let Toys Be Toys

  • Play Like A Girl

  • Day of the Girl – US

  • Amy Poehler Smart Girls

  • Girls Opportunity Alliance

  • Girls on the Run

  • Girls Inc.

  • Sporty Girl Books

  • A Mighty Girl

  • New Moon Girls

  • This Girl Can