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.


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143 Pieces

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Caption: Dr. Rosina Racioppi
The goal of fundraising is to raise funds right? Fundraising expert and non-profit leader Jennifer McCrea says "money is just gas in the car." And ...

Bought by KCSB-FM, KKRN, KSJD, WMUU-LP, and WRIR


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Diana O'Brien
Why is everyone so gung ho on having an optimistic attitude? According to Dr. Julie Norem of Wellesley College, pessimism can be a good thing. Find...

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  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Lauren Schiller, Host, Credit: Frank King
Feminist comedian Katie Goodman of Broad Comedy reviews Samantha Bee's new show "Full Frontal." As the only woman hosting a late night comedy show,...

  • Added: May 03, 2016
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Dr. Dava Newman, Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Dr. Dava Newman, the Deputy Administrator of NASA has a goal to usher in the next mission to Mars. Will this next mission be one giant step for wom...

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Caption: Caroline Paul
Have you ever thought about climbing the Golden Gate Bridge untethered, for fun? Caroline Paul has. In her latest book, "The Gutsy Girl: Escapades ...

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  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Caption: Jo Boaler, Stanford
Jo Boaler is a professor of mathematics education at Stanford University revolutionizing the way math is taught in K-12 schools, by challenging the...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Annie Leibovitz
Lauren sits down with world renowned photographer Annie Leibovitz about her exhibition on tour, "Women:New Portraits"commissioned by UBS and making...

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  • Added: Mar 24, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Maria Klemperer-Johnson
In the trades, most workers--carpentry and otherwise, are still men. Lauren's guest Maria Klemperer-Johnson thinks that this state of affairs can a...

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
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Caption: Talia Milgrom-Elcott
Across the nation, there is a STEM teacher shortage in K-12 education. My guest Talia Milgrom-Elcott has taken this challenge to heart with her nat...

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2016
  • Length: 51:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Robin Chase
Robin Chase co-founded ZipCar, changing the way we think about transportation--and has since continued to innovate in ways that will shape our futu...

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Teresa Younger
It's been over 40 years since the Ms. Foundation for women was formed to help women and girls. Yet many groups still feel excluded from the feminis...

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  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Laura Walker, Credit: Janice Yi
What does it mean to be an 'agent of change'? Lauren talks with Laura Walker, the President and CEO of New York Public Radio about their expansion...

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  • Added: Feb 18, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
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Caption: Nicky Jackson Colaco
There's an old saying, when in Rome, do as the Romans do. But if your company is also in Paris, Shanghai and Peoria, you need someone to balance th...

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  • Added: Feb 11, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, The Kitchen Sisters
Pioneers in radio storytelling, Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva discuss the birth of women's radio, what it takes to work together for over 30 years, ...

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  • Added: Feb 03, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Alison Levine
Meet Alison Levine, the only American to follow the route of Reinhold Messner to the South Pole, and one of the few to complete the Adventure Grand...

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  • Added: Jan 16, 2016
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Mary-Louise Parker, Credit: Tina Turnbow
Award-winning actress Mary-Louise Parker's new memoir "Dear Mr. You" is comprised entirely of letters to the men in her life, including her father,...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2016
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Echo Brown
Take the Lead Women founder (and former Planned Parenthood President), Gloria Feldt says she hates the question "can women have it all?" We'll hear...

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  • Added: Jan 08, 2016
  • Length: 52:58
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Caption: Katie Goodman
Only six percent of partners in venture capital firms are women, and seventy-seven per cent of those firms have never even had a female investor. S...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 53:58
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Gloria Steinem, Credit: Annie Leibovitz
Writer, activist, and social entrepreneur Gloria Steinem speaks with Lauren about her new book "My Life on the Road." Plus she shares her advice on...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2015
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Mia Birdsong
Guest Mia Birdsong of Family Story is addressing the entrenched problem of poverty a new way--by starting with redefining what we think of as a 'tr...

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  • Added: Nov 27, 2015
  • Length: 53:00
  • Purchases: 5