The most comprehensive one-day podcast festival, connecting & amplifying the voices of women in podcasting, audio and radio.

About this event

Content is Queen presents the International Women's Podcast Festival in partnership with Pinterest, a one-day event that unites the global community of female innovators and leaders in podcasting, audio and radio. Connect with the women shaping this rapidly expanding medium, hear their stories, celebrate their successes and connect with their brilliant minds.

Join us in an intersectional, inclusive and inviting space where you can connect with our incredible line-up of speakers and attend workshops and classes tailored to help you create and grow your podcast. The Women's Podcast Festival will include live shows*, networking and socials that celebrate the best in women's podcasting.

Expect to hear sessions on:

Developing engaging news podcasts

Ceating a commercially successful podcast

Generating press for your podcast

Delivering broadcast-quality interviews

and much, much more!

Keynote Speakers include:

Leanne Ali (UK)- BBC

Emily Y. Wu (Taiwan)- Ghost Island Media

Melissa Mbugua (Kenya)- Africa Pod Fest

FayFay (Nigeria)- Naija Pod Hub

Bridget Todd (USA)- There Are No Girls on the Internet

Mae Thomas (India)- Maed in India

Sabrina Mauas (Argentina)- No Ordinary People

In-person London Speakers:

Beyond the Self Live with Africa Brook and Special Guest Blair Imani

Masala Podcast with Special Guests Seema Anand, Salma El-Wardany and Shazia Mirza

The Baggage Reclaim Sessions with Natalie Lue

Miranda Sawyer- The Observer/ The Guardian

Jude Kelly- The WOW Foundation

Charlotte Williams- Sustainably Influenced

Bianca Foley- Sustainably Influenced

Global Voices Virtual Speakers include:

Sharon McMahon- Sharon Says So

Adrienne Banfield-Norris- Red Table Talk and Positively Gam

Dr Laurie Santos- The Happiness Lab

Maeve Higgins- Mothers of Invention

Arielle Nissenblatt- Earbuds Collective

Kaz Lucas - The Spread

View the full speaker list here. You can attend live in London or join our global stream, which features podcasters from around the world alongside our London event.

Visit the festival website for more information and FAQs

We welcome attendees from every background to see themselves represented – including people of colour, LGBTQIA+ people, people with disabilities, young professionals, newcomers, parents and older attendees. However you identify, you belong here, so come ready to connect, create and collaborate with us at this exclusive event.

For full terms and conditions, please visit our site.

*The festival ticket will include limited access to live shows, if you'd like to attend a specific live show we advise purchasing a ticket separately to guarantee entry.