Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

Series produced by KALW

Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Image by: Frank King 
Lauren Schiller, Host 

A weekly, one-hour show about how women rise up.

"Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller is a gem of a radio show...an hour of engaging and intelligent conversation with women who are making a difference. Do your listeners a favor and give them a chance to hear Inflection Point." --Hawk Mendenhall, KUT, Austin, TX

On Inflection Point, Lauren Schiller talks with women who have risen to a challenge, stepped up to create change and are ready to tell their stories. Every episode offers experiences and ideas our listeners can apply to their own lives. From KALW San Francisco and PRX.


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101 Pieces

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Ask any woman who’s sat through a long meeting surrounded by men, and she could tell you how exhausting it can be: we struggle to make ourselves he...

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  • Added: Sep 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:01
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Caption: At the Commonwealth Club of CA
After Brief But Spectacular creator Steve Goldbloom filmed 94-year-old retired English teacher Flossie Lewis and “Black Girl Magic” poet activist M...

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 53:00
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Caption: Katrina Lake
At age 35, Stitch Fix founder Katrina Lake became the youngest female founder and CEO to take a company public in 2017. Stitch Fix is now worth ove...

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  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Gabrielle Howard
What happens when teachers are given the freedom to inspire a lifelong love of learning? In this episode, I talk with Gabrielle Howard, who recentl...

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  • Added: Aug 30, 2018
  • Length: 53:00
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Caption: Sarah Delia, Credit: Logan Cyrus
When radio journalist Sarah Delia heard a story about the sexual assault of one of her listeners, “Linda” (not her real name), she knew it was a st...

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  • Added: Jun 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Nina Collins
What's so monumental about turning 40 for women and why do we need our own Facebook group? Turns out--pretty much everything. Nina Collins has crea...

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  • Added: May 17, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Sally Kohn, Credit: Paul Takeuchi
Can you find compassion in your heart for the haters in your life? CNN political commentator and first-time author Sally Kohn says if we keep on ha...

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  • Added: May 10, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Sarah McBride, Credit: B Proud
Sarah McBride made history in 2016 as the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention. As of 2018, more than half of LGBTQ...

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  • Added: Apr 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Emily Abad
"A lot of young girls are often taught to sort of stay quiet or to put other people's needs before ourselves... And if we are to speak up or to sta...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Rachel Simmons
For many girls today, the relentless pursuit of accomplishment is fueled by harsh self-criticism and an acute fear of failure. Rachel Simmons has b...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Betty Reid Soskin
For the past decade, 96-year-old Betty Reid Soskin has served as the nation’s oldest Park Ranger, where she gives talks at the Rosie the Riveter/WW...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Daniela Petruzalek is an accomplished software engineer from Brazil, who started working with computers at the age of 14. She’s now a software engi...

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  • Added: Mar 15, 2018
  • Length: 53:00
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An awkward conversation with her white mother about “good white people” inspired Ijeoma Oluo to take on the unenviable task of writing one of the m...

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  • Added: Mar 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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As national organizers for The Women’s March and leaders of The Resistance Revival Chorus, artist activists Paola Mendoza and Sarah Sophie Flicker ...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2018
  • Length: 53:58
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Caption: Rachel Lehmann-Haupt
Why should biology decide when you'll have a baby? Now the decision about when to have children has a new wrinkle--"how" to make a baby. As journal...

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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There are girls all around the globe addressing tough issues that no young person should have to deal with--but must, by the luck of where and when...

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  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Christina Psarra, Credit: Lauren Schiller
Refugees literally sacrifice everything to keep their families safe. Christina Psarra, head of mission for Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian ...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Jessica Jin
After the mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs TX and the over 300 other mass shootings this year, I thought maybe we’d be having a new ...

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  • Added: Nov 22, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Kate Black
More women than ever are raising their hands to run for office. But what does it actually take to to win? And what will be different when they do? ...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Carrie Goldberg, Esq., Credit: Maria Karas Photography
In Part 1 of the hour: With the Harvey Weinstein tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations, it has everyone asking, will this be the moment when eve...

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2017
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 6