We at Corporate Career Girl are definitely slightly obsessed with Netflix. It’s been a lifesaver for those times that we just want to chill after a long and busy day at work. Although Netflix has a great range of shows, choosing the right Netflix series to watch can be a job in itself. So to make life easier for you, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite Netflix series that every career girl should watch. Enjoy!
1. Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker
This Netflix series is based on the true story of Sarah Breedlove also known as Madam C.J. Walker. She was an African-American washerwoman who built a beauty empire and became the first female self-made millionaire. A must watch for every entrepreneur-minded career girl.
2. The Crown
A drama series based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. At an early age of 25, Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne after the death of her father. This series walks you through the political rivalries and events the second half of the twentieth century. Definitely a range of captivating and inspiring lessons for women in power.
3. Workin’ Moms
A must watch for every working mom/parent struggling with work-life balance. From going back to work after maternity leave to managing a busy life and family, this Netflix comedy series is definitely a show you’ll be able to relate to!
Okay, not exactly a Netflix series, but definitely a great behind the scenes documentary of Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ book tour. The inside look into her life, hopes and connection with others will undoubtedly leave you inspired and motivated to chase your hopes and dreams.
5. Alias Grace
This Netflix series tells the story of a Grace Marks, a young Irish immigrant and domestic worker who ends up accused and convicted of the murder of her employer. A true-crime drama mini-series that will surely keep you on your toes.
Marvel’s Jessica Jones
Jessica Jones is a badass private investigator with superpowers and a troubled past. As she settles in New York to rebuild her life and career, there’s still one big enemy she needs to take down. The perfect series for career girls who dream of having superpowers too!