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

 Books – Gender



  • 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

  • Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny, Kate Mann

  • Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women, Kate Manne

  • The Feminine Mystique, Betty Friedan

  • 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

  • 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 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

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

  • 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

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

  • We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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

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


  • Lessons in Chemistry: A Novel, Bonnie Garmus

  • The Power, Naomi Alderman


  • 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

  • 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

  • Archetypes, Meghan Markle

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

  • Next Question, Katie Couric

  • NPR, Believed, Lindsey Smith and Kate Wells

  • On The Issues, Michele Goodwin

  • Ordinary Equality, Kate Kelly and Jamia Wilson

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

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

  • We Can Do Hard Things, Glennon Doyle

Podcasts - Entrepreneurial

  • How I Built This, Guy Raz


TED Talks - Gender

  • 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

  • Game On: Women Can Coach

  • The Hunting Ground

  • The Invisible War

  • The Mask You Live In

  • Miss Americana

  • Miss Representation

  • RBG

Documentaries - Entrepreneurial

  • Becoming Warren Buffett

  • Freakonomics

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

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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