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.

Most shows are evergreen, you could air them now. New season coming June, 2020.


Additional Files

140 Pieces

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Caption: Amber Tamblyn and Lauren Schiller
In this episode we’ll hear how Time's Up co-founder Amber Tamblyn presaged the #MeToo Movement with an OpEd about believing women; how she went fro...

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Rhiana Gunn-Wright
Meet the woman who helped develop The Green New Deal--and how you can make a difference in the climate crisis. Rhiana Gunn-Wright is the former p...

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  • Added: Jan 23, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Heather McTeer Toney
Meet Heather McTeer Toney.. the National Field Director at Moms Clean Air Force, which fights for climate safety to protect our children's health. ...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: A'shanti Gholar
A’shanti Gholar is the founder of the Brown Girl's Guide to Politics and the national political director for Emerge America--a national organizatio...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Dan Pfeiffer
You may know Dan Pfeiffer as a host of Pod Save America. You may know him as Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama. Or you may know him for his ...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Gail Collins & Lauren Schiller
When the colonists first came to America their ideal wife "was a woman who was civil and under 50 years of age." In the early seventies an ad decla...

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  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Tiffany Shlain
Today on a special Inflection Point, we go from turning off your screens with Tiffany Shlain, author of "24/6. The Power of Unplugging One Day a We...

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  • Added: Nov 14, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
When Eve Rodsky found herself sobbing on the side of the road over a text about blueberries, she knew something had to change. Hence began her seve...

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Isha Clarke is an activist with Youth vs Apocalypse. You may know her from a viral video where she asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to move the Green...

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  • Added: Oct 31, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Candace Bushnell gave us a reason to sit on our couch every week to soak in the stories of the women--and men--of the 90s television culture-chang...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
We're hearing more from and about American extremist groups lately, like white supremacists and Incels. One thing their members have in common is m...

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  • Added: Oct 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
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Caption: Stephanie Lepp
Stephanie Lepp is the creator and host of a podcast about how people change their hearts and minds-- it’s about people who decided on their own to ...

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Kate Black
Former Chief of Staff for EMILY's List, Kate Black, just published her first book, written with the actress June Diane Raphael. It’s called “Repres...

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  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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The next generation of working mothers is not going to accept the status quo. Unpaid labor, the mental load, and harsh self-judgment could be a th...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Natalie Foster, Economic Security Project
As president, Democratic Senator Kamala Harris wants to give up to $6,000 to working families each year... as a tax credit. Entrepreneur Andrew Yan...

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Sabaah Folayan
On the 5 year anniversary of the uprising in Ferguson, MO, we're re-airing this conversation--with new trax acknowledging the date. When Michael Br...

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  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:00
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Caption: Jennifer Weiner
The times, they are a’changin’. This week on Inflection Point, Lauren Schiller talks to author Jennifer Weiner, about her newest bestselling book “...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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There have been over 200 mass shootings in this country since 2009. Shannon Watts, the author of a new book, "Fight Like a Mother" is the founder o...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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Caption: Courtesy of The Commonwealth Club of California, Credit: James Meinerth
Stress warning: This episode contains conversation about sexual assault and violence. This week on Inflection Point, I talk with Eve Ensler, Tony ...

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  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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America is one of only two countries in the world where you can be fired for taking a day off in order to give birth (let that sink in for a moment...

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  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8