Some light reading...
At WFE we encourage you to read books by and about great political leaders and the issues that affect women in leadership. We have compiled some recommended reading for you:
A must read for any woman planning to run for public office. A step by step campaign guide to winning public office: local, state, and federal.
Power Play is an honest guide for women who aspire to leadership in the workplace and in the world.
Women and leadership
Through conversations with some of the world’s most powerful and interesting women, this book explores gender bias and asks why there aren’t more women in leadership roles.
Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader
This is an engrossing and powerful exploration of one of the most intriguing political stories of our time, Jacinta Ardern.
Some podcasts to get you going
Podcasts are the easiest way to be entertained whilst also educating yourself. There are plenty of female empowerment and political podcasts to listen to get you inspired. We’ve chosen our top 4 favourite podcasts that you need to be listening to:
Broad Talk podcast
A podcast about women, power, and the wayward world presented by Virginia Haussegger. The series casts a razor-sharp gender lens over politics and policy and explores big ideas and imperfect lives.
Just Something About Her
Amazing podcast featuring interviews with powerful women in business, politics, the arts, and journalism to learn how they found a way to break through and create their own path to success.
A Podcast of One's Own
Former Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard presents a podcast in her role as Chair of the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership. In each episode Julia leads a thoughtful but fun discussion with well-known female (and some male) leaders from the worlds of business, entertainment, media, sport and many more.