5 Business Podcasts by African Women to Inspire Women
What’s your everyday routine like? The 9-5 woman who has a job to keep and a business to run, the super busy stay-at-home mum juggling both home and her business, the young graduate applying for jobs and at the same time running a side hustle, or the young woman who has embraced her business as a fulltime career?
No matter your busy schedule or lifestyle, we are sure you can find time to listen to a podcast or two. Podcasts would forever be one of the greatest free resources available to you on the go. All you need to do is subscribe to the ones that we would be recommending, and voila, you are plugged in for some great inspiring listening sessions.
It’s the month of March; the month where we get to celebrate the essence of women. In this article, we are focusing on business podcasts run by badass African women who have triumphed in their entrepreneurial journey and are also paving ways for African women entrepreneurs/businesswomen, inspiring them to attain success in their business.
Check out our recommended podcasts for your growth and development:
Side Hustle Pro by Nicaila Matthews Okome
Hosting interviews with inspiring African women entrepreneurs such as Myleik Teele of CurlBox, Lisa Price of Carol’s Daughter, Nicole Walters of The Monetized Life, Maya Elious of Built to Impact, and more. Side Hustle Pro spotlights bold black women entrepreneurs who have scaled from side hustle to profitable business and provides practical strategies to start small and get going.
The podcast is created and hosted by Jamaica’s Nicaila Matthews Okome, a side-hustler turned full-time entrepreneur. She started the podcast in 2017 and she has a record of over four million podcast downloads – you can call her the Queen Bee of business podcasts for African women.
Online Business for Black Women by Keisha M. White
This podcast is for black women who aspire to start profitable online businesses doing coaching, consulting, or selling a service. You will find stories of how black women working to build profitable businesses online overcame challenges and obstacles, along with actionable strategies that you can implement in a business of your own.
Hosted by Keisha M. White, a full-time online businesswoman, grossing over $100,000 in revenue in a year and a half since she left the corporate world. Keisha has a decade of specialized knowledge that informs the branding and business strategies that she offers her clients and teaches her listeners how to attract high-paying clients as you sell services online.
Dear Diaspora by Nduulwa Kowa
Dear Diaspora is a podcast celebrating the African diaspora – its change-makers, innovators, and entrepreneurs working to make our world a better one to live in. Dear Diaspora shines a light on the work Africans on the continent and in the diaspora are doing but often goes unnoticed and amplifies it. The podcasts have guests like Teri Ijeoma, founder and CEO of Invest with Teri, Doing Good Work in Africa(DOWA) founder, Ola Erogbogbo, and Iyinoluwa Aboyeji, co-founder of Andela, Flutterwave, and The Future Africa Fund.
Dear Diaspora is created and hosted by Nduulwa Kowa, a Zambian living in the states, who is passionate about many things – changing the narrative surrounding the African continent, combating issues facing women around the world, leveling the playing field for marginalized groups to ensure equal access to opportunities, and connecting with others to make magic happen.
Brown Ambition by Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany Aliche
Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about juggling life, career, and building wealth on your terms. The podcast focuses on building financial freedom, balancing your own life and career, and taking charge of your work and time. You would also find topics like how to invest your wedding funds, scale up your small business, how to save when it doesn’t seem like it’s enough, how to craft a personal investment strategy, and so on.
The hosts are Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche – both awesome financial reporters.
Happy Black Woman by Rosetta Thurman
Happy Black Woman is a podcast for Black women who want it ALL! With over 100 episodes and hundreds of 5-star ratings, you will get the inspiration, strategies, and “tough love” you need to transform your mindset, grow your business, and uplevel your relationships.
Created and hosted by Rosetta Thurman, a Black women’s empowerment coach who, in 2008, launched her first business as a nonprofit consultant, speaker, and coach. Less than 2 years later, she was able to replace her income and quit her job to work for herself full-time. She has lived and worked from her dream destinations of Hawaii, Greece, France, Italy, Spain, Mexico, Bali, and more.
Rosetta teaches black women who want to build a successful location-independent business how to do what they love so that they can quit their job and finally have the freedom to travel the world.
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