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

 Books – Gender and Equality



  • Bad Feminist: Essays, Roxane Gay

  • The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used Against Women, Naomi Wolf

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

  • Becoming, Michelle Obama

  • Be Fierce: Stop Harassment and Take You Power Back, Gretchen Carlson

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

  • 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

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

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

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

  • The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Authentic Girls with Courage and Confidence, Rachel Simmons

  • The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine, Sue Monk Kidd

  • Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, Kate Manne

  • Educated: A Memoir, Tara Westover

  • Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy, and Fulfilling Lives, Rachel Simmons

  • Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women, Kate Manne

  • EVE: How the Female Body Drove 100 Million Years of Human Evolution, Cat Bohannon

  • The Everyday Feminist: The Key to Sustainable Social Impact - Driving Movements We Need Now More Than Ever, Latanya Mapp Frett

  • Feminasty: The Complicated Women's Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death, Erin Gibson

  • The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan

  • Feminism is for Everyone: Passionate Politics, Bell Hooks

  • A Fever  in the Heartland: The Ku Klux Klan's Plot to Take Over America, and the Woman Who Stopped Them, Timothy Egan

  • 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

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

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

  • Good for a Girl: A Woman Running in a Man’s World, Lauren Fleshman

  • The Great Stewardess Rebellion: How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet, Nell McShane Wulfhart

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

  • How To Be A Woman Online: Surviving Abuse and Harassment, and How to Fight Back, Nina Jankowicz

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

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot

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

  • Know My Name: A Memoir, Chanel Miller

  • Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit

  • Men Who Hate Women: From Incels to Pickup Artists: The Truth About Extreme Misogyny and How It Affects Us All, Laura Bates

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

  • The Patriarchs: The Origins of Inequality, Angela Saini

  • Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women, Kate Moore

  • Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger: Soraya Chemaly

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

  • The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir

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

  • The Sisterhood: The Secret History of Women at the CIA, Liza Mundy

  • So Sexy So Soon: The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids, Diane E. Levin and Jean Kilbourne

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

  • Untamed, Glennon Doyle

  • We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • Whose Story Is This? Old Conflicts, New Chapters, Rebecca Solnit

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

  • The Woman They Could Not Silence: One Woman, Her Incredible Fight for Freedom, and the Men Who Tried to Make Her Disappear (Ture Story of the Historical Battle for Women's and Mental Health Rights), Kate Moore

  • Women & Power, Mary Beard

  • Women Talking, Miriam Toews

  • You Throw Like A Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity, Don McPherson


  • The Diamond Eye, Kate Quinn

  • The First Ladies, Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

  • Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel, Bonnie Garmus

  • The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post, Allison Pataki

  • The Power, Naomi Alderman


  • Boys Will Be Human: A Get-Real Gut-Check Guide to Becoming the Strongest, Kindest, Bravest Person You Can Be, Justin Baldoni

  • The Confidence Code for Girls: Taking Risks, Messing Up, and Becoming Your Amazingly Imperfect, Totally Powerful Self, Katty Kay, Claire Shipman, JillEllyn Riley

  • Express Yourself: A Teen Girl’s Guide to Speaking Up and Being Who You Are, Emily Roberts

  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women, Francesca Cavallo and Elena Favill

  • A Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood, Kate T. Parker

  • Raise Your Hand, Alice Paul Tapper

  • A Smart Girl’s Guide: Knowing What to Say, Patti Kelley Criswell

  • Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon, Patty Lovell

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

Books – Entrepreneurial

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

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

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

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

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

Podcasts - Gender and Equality

  • Feminist Book Club, Rah Hernandez

  • The Fix, Michelle King, Kelly Thomson, and Selina Suresh

  • Gender at Work

  • The Guilty Feminist, Deborah Frances-White

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

  • The Man Enough Podcast, Justin Baldoni, Liz Plank, and Jamey Heath

  • Ms. Magazine - On The Issues, Michele Goodwin

  • Next Question, Katie Couric

  • NPR, Believed, Lindsey Smith and Kate Wells

  • Ordinary Equality, Kate Kelly and Jamia Wilson

  • Playing with Fire, Shannon Watts

  • Scene On Radio, Season 3, MEN, John Biewen and Celeste Headlee

  • Stuff Mom Never Told You, Anney Reese and Samantha McVey

  • The Story of Woman, Anna Stoecklein

  • UnF*uck Your Brain: Feminist Self-Help for Everyone, Kara Loewentheil

  • United Bodies, Kendall Ciesemier

  • Unladylike, Cristen Conger

  • Unlocking Us, Brene Brown

  • We Can Do Hard Things, Glennon Doyle, Abby Wambach, and Amanda Doyle

  • Wiser Than Me, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

  • Women's Liberation Radio News

  • Women's Media Center, Robin Morgan

Podcasts - Entrepreneurial

  • How I Built This, Guy Raz


TED Talks - Gender and Equality

  • A Call to Men, Tony Porter

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

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

  • On being a women and diplomat, Madeleine Albright

  • Tales of passion, Isabel Allende

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

  • To raise brave girls, encourage adventure, Caroline Paul

  • We should all be feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

  • Why we have too few women leaders, Sheryl Sandberg


TED Talks - Entrepreneurial

  • How great leaders inspire action, Simon Sinek

  • The power of vulnerability, Brene Brown

  • The power of introverts, Susan Cain

  • The surprising habits of original thinkers, Adam Grant

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

Documentaries - Gender and Equality

  • Fair Play

  • Game On: Women Can Coach

  • The Hunting Ground

  • The Illusionists

  • The Invisible War

  • The Janes

  • Killing Us Softly

  • The Mask You Live In

  • Miss Americana

  • Miss Representation

  • RBG

Documentaries - Entrepreneurial

  • Becoming Warren Buffett

  • Freakonomics

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Toy Guides

  • Let Toys Be Toys

  • A Mighty Girl

  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio

Social Media - Support and Follow

  • Amy Poehler Smart Girls

  • Brene Brown

  • A Call to Men

  • Day of the Girl – US

  • Equality Can't Wait

  • The Female Lead


  • Feministing

  • Geena Davis Institute

  • Girls Inc.

  • Girls on the Run

  • Girls Opportunity Alliance

  • Girl Boss

  • The Good Men Project

  • He For She

  • Jezebel

  • Lean In

  • Let Toys Be Toys

  • Lift Our Voices

  • The Lily

  • Makerswomen

  • ManKind Project

  • Maria Shriver

  • Me too

  • A Mighty Girl

  • Ms. Magazine

  • New Moon Girls

  • Play Like A Girl

  • Reel Girls

  • The Representation Project

  • Reshma Saujani

  • Riot Women

  • Sporty Girl Books

  • This Girl Can

  • Time’s Up

  • Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport

  • UN Women

  • White House Gender Policy Council

  • Women in the World

  • Women’s Sports Foundation

  • Women You Should Know

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