Leading A Non-Profit During A Pandemic (ft. Dr. Tarika Barrett)

I had an honest conversation about brave and innovative leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic with Dr. Tarika Barrett, Chief Operating Officer of Girls Who Code.

Realizing the Collective Political Power of Women (ft. Cecile Richards)

Cecile opens up about the bravery of stepping down as head of Planned Parenthood, co-founding Supermajority to empower women, and making lasting change in a system that was set up to keep women out.

ANCHOR: How I Podcast: In conversation with Reshma Saujani

For Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, her podcast grew out of a mission — to help people change the world.

CNN: Digital Divide: Teaching Kids During Coronavirus

Joe Holland, CEO of Teachers Pay Teachers, and Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, talk about how their organizations are supporting teachers, students, and parents during the coronavirus, and the particular challenges that students from lower socio-economic backgrounds face.

FAST COMPANY: Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani’s theme song is ‘Dancing on My Own’

Girls Who Code founder Reshma Saujani shares her daily soundtrack.

10 Strategies to Stay Brave in a Crisis

I know that we can continue to keep our heads up and our feet moving forward.

Love is Vulnerability is BRAVERY (ft. Cameron Esposito)

Confronting staying true to who you are, where embarrassment really comes from, and the challenges of marginalized relationships.

Beyond Body Positivity (ft. Jessamyn Stanley)

Are you ready to get brave about your fitness and health?

TED, Chimney Celebrate International Women’s Day With Animated Short

With audio from a 2016 TED Talk--”Teach girls bravery, not perfection”--given by Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, TED’s filmmaking goal was to create a memorable and approachable story to teach girls that they will be loved and accepted not for being perfect, but for being courageous.

Getting Through It (ft. Karine Jean-Pierre)

Have you been putting off taking care of your mental health?

6 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Nonprofit

If you're on the fence, here's my advice to you.

CBS6 ALBANY: New York ‘Love Makes A Family’ campaign fights for legalized surrogacy, LGBTQ rights

On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo launched the "Love Makes a Family" campaign to legalize gestational surrogacy and help support LGBTQ individuals and people struggling with fertility start families.

The Sisterhood of Surrogacy

This week, Reshma gets personal about her struggles with fertility and the sisterhood she found through surrogacy.

Bring Your Bravest Self To Work (ft. the hosts of Battle Tactics For Your Sexist Workplace)

A candid discussion on who gets to be brave and authentic at work, and how to train yourself to get past that imposter syndrome.

No New Years Resolution!

This year I'm focusing on something that has a much better chance at improving my happiness: saying no.

5 Favorite Failures of 2019

If we don’t take some time to dwell on our screw-ups, we don’t truly own them and learn from them.

Your Bravery Gift Guide 🎁

Because there’s room for bravery in everyone’s life.


After 9 years of fertility struggles, our son is being carried by an angel -- our gestational carrier Amber.

The New York Times: How to be Brave

By: Alisha Haridasani Gupta


I felt like a total imposter... lucky as hell, but not smart enough (or rich enough or white enough) to really "belong there."


Everyone was just looking at me like I was speaking a foreign language... 🤦‍♀


My reaction? Pulling my hair out and screaming.

Just Start (ft. Sarah McBride)

On the season finale of season 4, Reshma Saujani faces her 'ledge'


Who let me go out with my hair like this??


I wanted to jump out of the car and hand my friend the wheel back but then I realized how quick we are to quit when we feel stupid.

Do Something You Suck At (ft. Paola Mendoza)

Are you constantly giving up on new hobbies because you're not good at it from the start? Reshma explores how to break away from that perfection mindset.


See that crazy look in his eyes? I’ve tried, I really have...

Use Your Hands (ft. Angela Duckworth)

Reshma explores the way young girls are discouraged from working through challenges and sitting with frustration.


Anyone else take up a hobby and immediately want to quit? Same.

Let’s Get Physical (ft. Madame Gandhi)

Let’s work that bravery muscle—literally! Reshma explores the ways we’ve been teaching young girls to be fearful and gives you a bravery challenge to help you unlearn those messages.

Stop People Pleasing

Is worrying what other people think holding you back? Reshma explores how we can stop giving so many fucks.

#1 Everyday Bravery: Stop People Pleasing

Do one simple thing you wouldn’t normally do, because you’re worried about what someone else might think.

#2 No Fucks Given

Challenge: Be like Cardi B, do something that screams I don't care

#3 Let’s Get Physical

Get active! Try something physical that you've never done before not for the sake of getting fit or losing weight but to do something new!

#4 Use Your Hands

Hang up a picture frame, troubleshoot that IT problem. Do something you've told yourself you can't do because you're not technical/handy/etc.

#5 Do Something You Suck At

Challenge this week: Get a hobby.

Ask the Dumb Question (ft. Dr. Joy Bradford)

Reshma Saujani explores why we wait to have the perfect question to raise our hands

#6 Ask The Dumb Question

Challenge: Raise your hand in a meeting, make your voice heard in every room you're in

#7 Just Start

It really is as simple as that


I have to admit it: when my producer sent me the first cut, my reaction was “Nope. I can’t put that out there.”

Take the Brave, Not Perfect Challenge

Join a six-week crash course to free yourself from the chokehold of perfection and rewire yourself for bravery

Digital Summit: Charlotte

October 3, 2019

The Well

September 17, 2019

Town Hall with AOC

Reshma and Girls Who Code hosted a Brave, Not Perfect Townhall with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Commonwealth San Francisco

Reshma spoke at a sold-out Commonwealth conversation

92Y with Stephanie Ruhle

Reshma joined NBC News Correspondent, Stephanie Ruhle at NYC's 92Y

Coming Soon: New Season of Brave, Not Perfect Podcast

Tune in every Tuesday for interviews, tips, and tricks on how we can all live our most #BraveNotPerfect lives with Reshma Saujani

Welcome to Our New Home

Brave, Not Perfect has a new home... and this is it!

Coming Soon: Episode 1

Season 4, Episode 1 premiers Tuesday, August 6. Stay tuned!

Coming Soon: Episode 2

Season 4, Episode 2 premiers August 13. Stay tuned!


We all know mom guilt is SO real... but I'm starting to think aunt guilt is almost worse...


Does my son really need a dance party before we brush our teeth every night?


Taking inventory of the things I avoid... like doing my own taxes


It all came out when we slowed down on vacation...

Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard

Reshma Saujani joins Dax Shepard in the attic on Armchair Expert

Interview with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Go for the moonshot with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Reshma on this episode of Brave, Not Perfect.

The Cut: Do You Believe You Need to Be Perfect?

By Reshma Saujani for The Cut

Interview with Rebecca Traister

Get "Good and Mad" with bestselling feminist writer Rebecca Traister and Reshma on this episode of Brave, Not Perfect.

Interview with Stacey Abrams

Hear from Stacey Abrams on her run for Governor on this eposide of Brave, Not Perfect with Reshma Saujani