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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Caption: Morgan Mercer
For the most part, workplace sexual harassment training includes the same rote video, awkward role-playing scenarios or yawn-inducing speaker, and ...

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Last season on Inflection Point, we explored the concept of empowerment for women. And one of the many things we learned is that we can’t move the ...

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  • Added: Mar 29, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl, Credit: Casey Orr
Times like these call for radical ideas. But is being a radical a positive thing? And if so, why are so many radicals seen as dangerous? In this...

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  • Added: Mar 21, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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This special episode features Inflection Point's Lauren Schiller in conversation with activist, writer and feminist organizer, Gloria Steinem and O...

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  • Added: Mar 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Katie Goodman
This season I’m introducing you to the radical geniuses who are reshaping the systems as we know them. But according to today’s guest, we can all b...

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  • Added: Mar 07, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Khalida Brohi
This is a special episode featuring my live conversation with activist and author, Khalida Brohi. Khalida grew up in Pakistan and became an activis...

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  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Alexis Bloom
Fox News has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to silence women who were sexually harassed and assaulted while working there. The story of f...

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  • Added: Dec 27, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
After being witness to The Women’s March, MeToo, the Kavanaugh hearings, and a historic midterm election in which more American women were elected ...

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
In Episode 104 we aired my conversation with Ruth Whippman, Author of "America the Anxious. Why our search for happiness is driving us crazy and ho...

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  • Added: Nov 29, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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What’s going on with men? Why is it so hard to negotiate the gender power dynamic in everyday situations, like work meetings? Can masculinity exist...

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Ruth Whippman
Author Ruth Whippman has been studying the self-improvement industry for years. She’s come to the conclusion that empowerment feminism is, well, BS...

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  • Added: Nov 21, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Dr. Safiya Noble
What we think of as “the great equalizer”-- the internet--and the algorithms behind it, created by humans, is serving up content that is sexist and...

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  • Added: Nov 01, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Rebecca Traister, Credit: One World Journalist
It’s safe to say that many American women are pretty angry these days. Since the founding of this country, women have been faced with men in power...

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  • Added: Oct 25, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Erin Maye Quade
At age 32, Minnesota State Representative Erin Maye Quade is positioned to be at the forefront of a wave of progressive political leaders represent...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Kate Black
In 2017, 16,000 women had raised their hand to run for office. One year later, it's 42,000. But what does it actually take to to win? And what will...

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  • Added: Oct 04, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Dr. Barbara Adams, Credit: Blink Inc
Organizational psychologist Dr. Barbara Adams says there is transformational power for everyone in diversity and inclusivity, but initiatives like ...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
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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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