Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

127 EpisodesProduced by Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller

Hear stories from women who have risen to a challenge, stepped up to create change and are ready to share their experiences. Get tools and ideas for how women rise up that you can apply to your own life. New episodes every other Wednesday. From KALW 91.7FM in San Francisco and PRX.

127 Episodes | 2015 - 2018

“Put down your male fragility”: Scene On Radio’s John Biewen & Celeste Headlee

December 5th, 2018

50:22

What’s going on with men? Why is it so hard to negotiate the gender power dynamic in everyday situations, like work meetings? Can …

More than power poses: why self-empowerment is a myth and what we can do instead - Ruth Whippman, author

November 21st, 2018

50:45

Author Ruth Whippman has been studying the self-improvement industry for years. She’s come to the conclusion that empowerment feminism is, well, BS.

According to Ruth, systemic change doesn’t come from trendy …

“Algorithms of Oppression” - Dr. Safiya Noble on the embedded misogyny and racism of search engines

November 7th, 2018

50:21

Dr. Safiya Noble was studying Library Science when an academic colleague suggested she google ”black girls.” The top search results were …

There Is No Peak Fury - Rebecca Traister, Author of "Good And Mad: The Revolutionary Power Of Women’s Anger"

October 24th, 2018

50:49

There’s a reason that women are angry. Since the founding of this country, we have been faced with men in power who are set on shutting us …

Running For Office In the Era of #MeToo: Minnesota State Representative Erin Maye Quade

October 10th, 2018

43:11

At age 32, Minnesota State Representative Erin Maye Quade is positioned to be at the forefront of a wave of progressive political leaders …

Death by Diversity Initiative & The Myth of Meritocracy - Dr. Barbara Adams

September 26th, 2018

47:53

Organizational psychologist Dr. Barbara Adams says there is transformational power for everyone in diversity and inclusivity, but …

A Boardroom Of Our Own - Julia Rhodes Davis, Vote.org and The Partnership on AI

September 12th, 2018

45:00

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 …

Inflection Point Season 8 Trailer: "Empowerment"

September 8th, 2018

2:35

It’s 2018 and women are more empowered than ever. But how do we turn that into actual power?

We’re living in the era of the Women’s March, …

A Brief But Spectacular Conversation - Special Live Episode

August 29th, 2018

49:07

After Brief But Spectacular creator Steve Goldbloom filmed 94-year-old retired English teacher Flossie Lewis and “Black Girl Magic” poet …

Stitch Fix Founder Katrina Lake Gives the C-Suite a Makeover

August 15th, 2018

46:30

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 …

When Teachers are Trusted to Teach - Gabrielle Howard, Saint Ann's School

August 1st, 2018

46:05

What happens when teachers are given the freedom to inspire a lifelong love of learning? In this episode, I talk with Gabrielle Howard, who …

How Kids' Books Inspire Activism - Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl

July 18th, 2018

21:32

Now and then a “girl power” book pops up that is truly inspiring and, better yet, timely. And even better, written by actual feminists, …

What Trans Women Can Teach Cis Women (and vice versa) - Daniela Petruzelak, Diversity Activist

July 4th, 2018

29:49

Daniela Petruzalek is an accomplished software engineer from Brazil, who started working with computers at the age of 14. She’s always tried to fit into the male dominated field, but it was in direct conflict …

What Happens When Sexual Assault Goes Unpunished: Sarah Delia, “She Says”

June 20th, 2018

45:50

When radio journalist Sarah Delia heard a story about the sexual assault of one of her station’s listeners, “Linda” (not her real name), she …

Are We Teaching Girls Too Much Empathy? -Emily Abad, The Mosaic Project

June 6th, 2018

46:43

Empathy is often seen as the magic bullet against intolerance. But when we take on too much empathy for others it can be difficult to create …

How to Age Without Apology - Nina Collins, author of "What Would Virginia Woolf Do?"

May 23rd, 2018

45:22

What's so monumental about turning 40 that women need their own Facebook group? Turns out--pretty much everything. From discussing fashion …

Do Haters Deserve Our Compassion? - Sally Kohn, author of "The Opposite of Hate"

May 9th, 2018

48:17

Can you find compassion in your heart for the haters in your life? Should you? CNN political commentator and first-time author Sally Kohn …

"I am powerful by just living" - Sarah McBride, LGBTQ activist & author of "Tomorrow Will Be Different"

April 25th, 2018

46:47

Sarah McBride made history as the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention in 2016. As of 2018, more than half …

Is 'Girl Power' Creating a Mental Health Crisis? - Rachel Simmons, author "Enough As She Is"

April 11th, 2018

47:23

For many girls today, the relentless pursuit of accomplishment is fueled by harsh self-criticism and an acute fear of failure. Rachel Simmons has been researching young women for two decades, and her research …

Why Rosie the Riveter is "Not my icon” - Betty Reid Soskin, National Park Service

March 28th, 2018

45:27

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 …

My Privilege Wakeup Call with Ijeoma Oluo, author of "So You Want To Talk About Race"

March 14th, 2018

42:29

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 most user-friendly books on race of our time: “So You Want To …

Inflection Point Season 7 Trailer "Uncomfortable Conversations"

March 10th, 2018

1:37

Conversations with women rising up and making history—and how you can too.

It’s time for some tough conversations about what women are up against right now and what to do about it.

So how can everyday women …

How Girls Change The World - Paola Gianturco & Alex Sangster

February 28th, 2018

29:30

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 …

How To Take Your Reproductive Destiny Into Your Own Hands - Author Rachel Lehmann-Haupt

February 14th, 2018

28:18

Why should biology decide when--or how--you'll have a baby? And what do advances in medical science mean for the feminist movement? As …

How To Welcome A Refugee-Christina Psarra, Doctors Without Borders

January 31st, 2018

28:46

What can women refugees teach us about how to rise up? Christina Psarra, head of mission for Doctors Without Borders, a humanitarian aid …

How To Bring Joy Into The Resistance - Paola Mendoza and Sarah Sophie Flicker, The Women's March

January 17th, 2018

29:37

If there was ever a time when we need to consistently keep our souls replenished for the fight against injustice, it would be now. Hear how …

How To Question The True Value Of A College Degree-Nancy Niemi, Yale University

January 3rd, 2018

31:43

As more and more women graduate from college and even surpass their male peers in levels of education, men are finding other means for …

How To Turn Your Dreams Into Reality - Bonny Simi, President of JetBlue Ventures and Olympic Athlete, and...

December 20th, 2017

32:59

When Bonny Simi was 14 years old, she made a list of life goals--to be a pilot, go to college, be a TV broadcaster, be an Olympic athlete …

How To Redesign How Girls Learn STEM - Suz Somersall, KiraKira

December 6th, 2017

49:17

From her childhood as a self-confessed gaming nerd to her career as an engineering-inspired artist (or is it art-inspired engineer?), Suz Somersall has made a life of her own design. She's now the founder of …

How To Reinvent Journalism - Cristi Hegranes, Global Press Institute

November 22nd, 2017

29:20

Cristi Hegranes wanted to be a foreign correspondent since the time she was six years old. Within days of achieving her dream job, after all …

How To Be A Tech Founder - Live at Women In Product Conference, Silicon Valley

November 15th, 2017

37:03

This fall, I was invited to moderate a panel for a conference put on by Women In Product, a non-profit formed to create a strong community of women builders and leaders in the tech industry. My panel included …

How To Get Even More Women In Office - Kate Black, EMILY's List

November 8th, 2017

29:20

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? Kate Black, now at the FCC, recorded with me in August when she …

How To Hit Back At A-holes, Psychos, Trolls and Pervs - Part 2 Carrie Goldberg, Sexual Consent and Internet Abuse Lawyer

November 1st, 2017

29:30

In part 2 we hear the personal story that started it all for sexual consent and internet abuse lawyer, Carrie Goldberg. And it begins with …

How To Hit Back At The "Harveys" - Part 1 Carrie Goldberg, Sexual Consent and Internet Abuse Lawyer

October 25th, 2017

29:02

With the Harvey Weinstein tsunami of sexual misconduct allegations, it has everyone asking, will this be the moment when everything changes? And if it is, what will it take to balance the power between …

How To Fight An Invisible Illness - Jennifer Brea, "Unrest"

October 11th, 2017

49:19

Jennifer Brea was an avid traveler, a Harvard PhD student and a Princeton grad. She was engaged to be married to the man she loved. Then one …

How To Flip The Script on D*ck Pics (Part 1) - Whitney Bell

September 27th, 2017

26:15

How To Flip The Script on D*ck Pics (Part 2) - Whitney Bell

September 27th, 2017

23:23

Part 2 of our conversation…To hear about Whitney Bell’s gallery show “I Didn’t Ask For This: A Lifetime of Dick Pics” please check out “Part 1.” In this episode, we move onto the response Whitney got from an …

How To Get Through The Worst — Together, Kelsey Crowe, Co-Founder Help Each Other Out

September 13th, 2017

40:56

Most of us don’t know what to say when we are grieving or how to reach out when the people we love go through something awful. Dr. Kelsey …

How To End Ageism - Ashton Applewhite, Author and Activist

August 30th, 2017

48:59

How Jeannette Walls Claimed Her Truth - Author, "The Glass Castle"

August 16th, 2017

46:41

When she was young, Jeannette Walls wanted nothing more than to escape her crazy, chaotic family. She grew up in poverty, in a crumbling …

How Sabaah Folayan Is Changing The Narrative of Ferguson, Director of "Whose Streets"

August 2nd, 2017

22:20

When Michael Brown was shot by a police officer in Ferguson, MO in August, 2014 and the protests began, Sabaah Folayan felt the media’s …

How To Negotiate Like a Woman-Leanne Meyer, Carnegie Mellon Tepper School of Business

July 19th, 2017

25:54

“The biggest trick is how do we teach women at any stage to keep knowing what they want and asking for that,” says Leanne Meyer, Program Director of the Carnegie Mellon Leadership and Negotiation Academy for …

How Femininity Can Save Humanity-Nina Simons, Co-Founder Bioneers

July 5th, 2017

38:59

How To End Structural Racism In Tech-Laura Weidman Powers, Code2040

June 28th, 2017

24:13

Laura Weidman Powers is co-founder and CEO of Code2040, an organization focused on ending structural racism in America by smoothing the …

How To Beat Perfectionism-Patti Niemi, San Francisco Opera Orchestra

June 26th, 2017

27:59

What if the thing you really love to do makes you so anxious it gets in the way of doing your job? For Patti Niemi, a percussionist, her first experience with anxiety cropped up while in her second year at at …

Developing More Women in Tech - Deb Liu, Facebook

March 27th, 2017

26:45

As one of few female executives in technology, Deb Liu is working to address the challenges that women in tech are facing-- both on …

Bringing The Birth Control Pill Over-the-Counter, Samantha Miller

February 27th, 2017

24:07

Samantha Miller is leading the only pharmaceutical company whose mission is to bring the birth control pill over the counter-- with their …

"Gendered Language At Work" - OpEd by Deb Liu, Facebook

February 21st, 2017

5:16

Deb Liu, VP of Platform and Marketplace at Facebook challenges all of us to think about the words we use every day.

She Brought A Sex Toy To A Gun Fight - Jessica Jin

February 13th, 2017

24:24

Jessica Jin led the protests against the campus carry gun law at University of Texas at Austin last fall by, as she says, "fighting absurdity with absurdity."

Hard-Won Advice From Corporate Trailblazers - Joann Lublin, Wall Street Journal

January 31st, 2017

27:58

Joann Lublin is the management news editor at the Wall Street Journal and the author of the new book "Earning It. Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World." Her finding? Gender …

Defending The Women's March on Washington - Rhea Suh, NRDC

January 17th, 2017

17:31

We're back! The National Resources Defense Council has signed on as a partner to the Women's March on Washington. The president of the NRDC, Rhea Suh talks with Lauren about about why the Women's March matters …

Why Are We So Unhappy?

November 17th, 2016

38:16

Ruth Whippman's new book is "America the Anxious. How The Pursuit Of Happiness Is Making Us A Nation of Nervous Wrecks." How's all the meditation and yoga working for you? Our conversation was recorded live at …

Could This Game Create World Peace?

November 17th, 2016

18:06

Donna Jaffe and her team at Peaceable Kingdom develop cooperative games for kids. We discuss what her games could teach the adults, too.

Negotiating in "man pants"

November 17th, 2016

6:51

Megan Tan, the host of the "Millennial" podcast, on how she learned to negotiate.

Tiffany Shlain, Getting to "50/50"

October 30th, 2016

41:50

Tiffany Shlain's new film "50/50" shares the story of what the world used to look like and can look like with true equality. Tiffany has been nominated for an Emmy for her filmmaking, she's founder of the Webby …

Violence Against Women Isn't A Women's Problem - Eve Ensler

October 19th, 2016

26:07

Eve Ensler, the creator of The Vagina Monologues, VDay and One Billion Rising shares her work to end violence against women, and what the …

Dr. Alison Crossley, The Gender Revolution on College Campuses

October 19th, 2016

23:17

Dr. Alison Dahl Crossley is the Associate Director of Stanford's Clayman Institute for Gender Research. She has a book coming out this spring called "Finding Feminism: Millennial Activists and the Unfinished …

Jess McIntosh, Hillary for America

October 17th, 2016

22:19

Jess McIntosh has worked to get pro-choice female Democrats elected while at on the team at Emily's List. She was the spokesperson for Al Franken's senatorial campaign and at the time of this interview, the …

Anna Lappé, Food Fighter

October 13th, 2016

27:00

James Beard Leadership Award winner Anna Lappé has spent most of her career as a sustainable food advocate. We talk big food and marketing to kids--and the implications for the health of our planet and people.

Why The Right Is So Angry - Arlie Hochschild

October 6th, 2016

23:34

Arlie Hochschild has been called "one of the most imaginative and productive feminist sociologists of the last thirty years." Lately she's …

Manipulating Our Way To World Peace - Margarita Quishuis, Stanford

September 30th, 2016

50:11

The Stanford Peace Innovation Lab says there is a way to achieve world peace by 2037 using persuasive technology and 'behavior design' …

Joan Blades & John Gable, Team Up on AllSides For Schools

September 26th, 2016

27:54

MoveOn.org co-founder and liberal activist, Joan Blades has teamed up with Republican John Gable on an initiative called AllSides for …

"Rad Women Worldwide" author Kate Schatz

September 26th, 2016

25:04

Meet the author of "Rad Women Worldwide," Kate Schatz. She tells us why she is vocal about being a feminist, and we discuss how her books are changing perceptions about who gets to go down in history as …

What's Stopping Diversity in STEM

September 12th, 2016

26:24

How do you change the face of technology? Roz Hudnell is VP of Corporate Affairs at Intel, and President of Intel Foundation. She is also …

"Art Thinking" author Amy Whitaker

September 12th, 2016

26:11

How do we make space for innovation in our personal and professional lives? Move from a productivity-based metric to one that makes room for other measures of success. Amy Whitaker has written the book "Art …

How to End The "Lady Tax" - Vivien Labaton, Founder of Make It Work

September 5th, 2016

26:49

Vivien Labaton founded advocacy organization "Make It Work" to influence policies in support of paid family leave, equal pay and affordable …

Nancy Santiago Negrón, Opportunity Finance Network

August 3rd, 2016

27:20

Building communities up through a lending network started during the Civil Rights Movement. Nancy Santiago Negrón of the Opportunity Finance Network shares why it took three calls from the White House for her …

Simine Vazire, Associate Professor of Psychology, UC Davis

August 3rd, 2016

25:24

Simine Vazire is a founder of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science. She shares why the methods and practices in …

Reshma Saujani, Why We Need Girls Who Code

June 17th, 2016

27:15

When it comes to girls who code must it be "perfection or bust"? Only about a quarter of computer professionals are women--and that's actually down from 1990 when it was 36%. Girls Who Code is a non-profit …

Dr. Amanda Foreman-"The Ascent of Woman"

June 10th, 2016

30:49

Award-winning historian Dr. Amanda Foreman argues that a history that pushes women to the margins is an untruth that must be challenged. To this end, she created the four-part documentary series "The Ascent of …

Ilyse Hogue, The Fight For Reproductive Rights

June 3rd, 2016

27:53

Will the debate over reproductive freedom ever end? Ilyse Hogue, the President of NARAL Pro-Choice America joins Lauren to discuss why we continue to have a clash of world-views.

Shannon Cohn, The Cost of Endometriosis

June 3rd, 2016

27:11

Filmmaker Shannon Cohn says after breast cancer, endometriosis is "the last great health taboo" and has made a film called "Endo-What?" to change the narrative--and help women and healthcare practitioners …

Peggy Orenstein - "Girls and Sex" Pleasure? It's Complicated

May 27th, 2016

40:11

Birds do it. Bees do it. But we definitely don't want to think about our teens doing it. But eventually, do "it" they will. For her new book, "Girls and Sex. Navigating the Complicated New Landscape" Peggy …

Antonella Vitale, The Sicilian Practice of Fuitina

May 27th, 2016

21:23

The central tenet of today's women's movement is equality--in wages, treatment, opportunity. But what about in love and sex? Antonella Vitale is a PhD candidate at the Graduate Center, City University of New …

Kerri Hoffman, CEO of PRX--The future of podcasting

May 21st, 2016

29:05

What does the future look like for how audio content gets distributed--and heard? And what will it take to make podcasting and broadcasting a sustainable business for producers? Kerri Hoffman, who has been with …

Dr. Rosina Racioppi, Women Unlimited Inc. - Fostering Female Talent

May 16th, 2016

38:53

Jennifer McCrea, Why Fundraising Isn't Always About the Money

May 16th, 2016

30:11

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."

Julie Norem, The Positive Power of Negative Thinking

May 9th, 2016

26:44

Why is everyone so gung ho on having an optimistic attitude? It turns out that pessimism can be a good thing. Find out why. Julie Norem is a …

Diana O'Brien, Impacting Autism

May 9th, 2016

27:55

Conversations about Autism are often focused on what people can't do. But joy and fulfillment and meaning come from what you're good at and …

Sabrina Moyle and Tess Darrow-Write On Campaign

April 21st, 2016

30:57

We may be staying in touch more frequently thanks to technology, but what are we missing out on by not writing more letters? Sabrina Moyle, …

Dava Newman, The Journey to Mars

April 21st, 2016

26:16

Dr. Dava Newman is the Deputy Administrator of NASA. She is ushering in the next mission to Mars. Will this be one giant step for women... And a giant leap for womankind?

Caroline Paul, "The Gutsy Girl: Escapades for Your Life of Epic Adventure."

April 18th, 2016

26:21

Have you ever thought about climbing the Golden Gate Bridge untethered, for fun? Caroline Paul has. In her latest book, "The Gutsy Girl: …

Nancy Lublin: Turn Your Smartphone Into a Lifesaving Device

April 11th, 2016

25:48

Crisis Text Line has processed over 14 million messages to date with trained volunteers who support people in crisis who text the word …

Jo Boaler, Revolutionizing Math Education at Stanford

April 11th, 2016

37:23

Professor Boaler is challenging the notion of "being gifted" at math. Her most recent book is "Mathematical Mindsets," and she recently founded a math resources website, youcubed.org.

Delaney Ruston, "Screenagers" How Screen Time Affects Teen Brains

March 25th, 2016

29:00

What's all that screen time doing to our childrens' brains? Lauren's guest Delaney Ruston is a primary care physician and filmmaker who explores these questions with her own daughter in the new film …

Annie Leibovitz - Women:New Portraits

March 25th, 2016

25:10

In her world exhibition, "Women:New Portraits" Annie Leibovitz updates the photos from the book she published in 1999 with Susan Sontag, …

Diane Loviglio, Style Delivered to your Door

March 21st, 2016

23:35

Why would you open your door to a stranger with an armful of clothing? Diane Loviglio, the co-founder of Boon + Gable, is attempting to …

Talia Milgrom-Elcott: How to Find 100,000 STEM Teachers

March 15th, 2016

29:38

There is a STEM teacher shortage in K-12 education--resulting in an education gap that may leave many students under-prepared for our …

How To Build It Yourself- Maria Klemperer Johnson, Hammerstone Carpentry School for Women

March 11th, 2016

28:19

In the trades, most workers--carpentry and otherwise, are still men. Lauren's guest Maria Klemperer-Johnson thinks that this state of …

Sara Schaer, founder of Kango transportation & babysitting

March 7th, 2016

24:59

Kango was founded on the premise that it's perfectly logical to outsource your kids' transportation, along with childcare. She shares how they go the extra mile to ensure a safe experience, and why you don't …

Teresa Younger, President and CEO of the Ms. Foundation for Women

February 29th, 2016

25:48

Many groups still feel excluded from the feminist movement. Teresa shares how feminism can be a value everyone can share--across races, sexuality, economics.

Laura Walker: How WNYC is Helping Women Find Their Voice

February 23rd, 2016

31:09

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 …

Parisa Rouhani--The "End of Average"

February 23rd, 2016

26:05

Parisa Rouhani is the co-founder of the Center for Individual Opportunity and is studying the intersection of neuroscience, technology and …

Farmgirl Flowers' Christina Stembel is Giving the Flower Industry a Refresh

February 23rd, 2016

26:49

It turns out that at least 80% of cut flowers sold in the US are shipped from overseas. Christina Stembel, the founder of Farmgirl Flowers …

Mary-Louise Parker on her new memoir, "Dear Mr. You."

February 23rd, 2016

27:22

You might think from your mailbox that letter-writing is on the wane. But a new memoir by Mary-Louise Parker may just revive the art.

Alison Levine, Polar Explorer

February 23rd, 2016

25:19

Meet Alison Levine, one of the few Americans to complete the Adventure Grand Slam--climbing the 7 highest peaks in the world, and skiing to …

Gloria Feldt, Founder of Take the Lead Women

February 23rd, 2016

27:33

On Why Having It All Is Bad for Self-Esteem--and how women can reach leadership parity by 2025.

Sonja Perkins, Venture Capitalist: The Secret to Getting Funded

February 23rd, 2016

33:39

Founder of Broadway Angels, an *all-women* investing group, and named one of Worth Magazine's 2015 100 most powerful people in global …

Lina Nilsson, Bio-chemical Engineer

February 23rd, 2016

22:18

Lina Nilsson is a bio-chemical engineer, and was the Innovation Director for the Blum Center for Developing Economies at UC Berkeley. She wrote an Op-Ed in the NYTimes called "How to Attract Female Engineers" …

Gloria Steinem, "My Life on the Road"

February 23rd, 2016

27:29

On her new book, the influence of her dad on her life, and the best retort she ever learned. Plus she shares her advice on how to start a movement, and hypothesizes on why it's been so hard for some to picture …

Mia Birdsong--Redefining Solutions

February 23rd, 2016

26:05

The poverty level for American families has hovered at 25% for decades, in spite of billions of dollars spent. Mia Birdsong of Family Story, …

Pam Scott, Philanthropist--Redefining Solutions

February 22nd, 2016

25:36

Pam Scott is a philanthropist who brings her corporate experience to sub-Saharan Africa: using human-centered design to reduce unwanted teen pregnancy from 50% to a 'new normal.'

Abby Falik, Global Citizen Year

February 22nd, 2016

25:39

Why taking a "bridge year" between high school and college is worth it.

Susanne Reber, CIR--Investigating Journalism

February 22nd, 2016

26:19

Meet the co-Creator and Executive Editor of Reveal, the investigative radio show from the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR).

Sarah Silverman--Challenging Assumptions

February 22nd, 2016

19:45

Sarah Silverman--standup comedian, writer and TV star--has shocked many an audience with her outrageous humor. Now she stars in the new dramatic film "I Smile Back," in which she plays a tragically troubled …

Karuna Jaggar, Breast Cancer Action--Fighting the Cause of Cancer

February 22nd, 2016

26:22

The causes of cancer seem to be everywhere. From makeup products, to the clothes we wear, and the furniture we buy. And even if it has a pink ribbon on it to support breast cancer awareness, Karuna Jaggar of …

Anne-Marie Slaughter--Redefining Equality

February 22nd, 2016

25:01

The Atlantic article author of "Why Women Still Can't Have It All" continues the conversation in her new book "Unfinished Business." She …

Simone Marean, Girls Leadership--Redefining Equality

February 22nd, 2016

32:43

Simone Marean, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Girls Leadership shares how to set your daughter up for success--without burdening her with a fear of failure.

Claire Herminjard, CEO Mindful Meats--Capitalism with a Conscience

February 22nd, 2016

24:28

Claire Herminjard, the founder of Mindful Meats, who left a career in tech to address the problems she saw with Factory Farmed meat.

Susan Griffin-Black, CEO of EO--Capitalism with a Conscience

February 22nd, 2016

26:49

Meet Susan Griffin-Black, the founder and co-CEO of EO Products, a trailblazer in the mainstreaming of natural and organic body care products

Dr. Allyson Hobbs of Stanford, on Racial Passing

February 22nd, 2016

26:50

Allyson Hobbs, an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Stanford University and the author of "A Chosen Exile. A History of Racial Passing in American Life." Hobbs argues that what is missing from …

Joelle Emerson--The Value of Diversity

February 22nd, 2016

24:52

Lauren talks with Diversity Consultant Joelle Emerson.

Noel Wise - What it Takes to Become a Judge

February 22nd, 2016

26:26

What it takes to become a judge--and what it takes to keep order in the court. Alameda County Superior Court judge Noel Wise.

Lily Tomlin as Grandma

February 22nd, 2016

24:53

The 2015 film “Grandma” stars Lily Tomlin in the dramatic title role.

Patrice Martin--Designing the Future. For Humans.

February 22nd, 2016

25:41

Patrice Martin is the Co-Lead and Creative Director of IDEO.org.

Pro Soccer Player Brandi Chastain, yes that Brandi Chastain

February 22nd, 2016

27:46

In this episode Lauren talks with Brandi Chastain of World Cup fame about how sports can affect girls and their lives.

Anya Fernald started Belcampo Meat Company to raise the quality and locality of the meat we eat

February 22nd, 2016

53:52

Anya Fernald started Belcampo Meat Company to raise the quality and locality of the meat we eat.

Mariam Naficy -- Reinventing Retail

February 21st, 2016

1:03:01

Host Lauren Schiller talks with Mariam Naficy, Founder and CEO of Minted, a marketplace of independent artists.

Kara Goldin's 'Hint' for your health

February 21st, 2016

25:56

Kara Goldin started Hint Water to replace 'sugar-free' beverages and encourage more water consumption.

The Power of Sport - Missy Park, CEO and Founder of Title Nine

February 21st, 2016

23:34

Missy Park, founder of Title Nine shares how sports can affect outcomes for girls in life and in business.

Sharon Miller--Can't A Girl Get A Break?

February 21st, 2016

29:40

Lauren speaks with Sharon Miller, the CEO of Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center.

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Millions of Women--Erin Ganju

February 21st, 2016

25:47

Erin Ganju of Room to Read is a social entrepreneur breaking the cycle of poverty for millions.

Kristin Richmond and Kirsten Tobey are creating a revolution in food service

February 20th, 2016

23:09

"Inflection Point" host Lauren Schiller talks with Revolution Foods co-Founders Kristin Richmond and Kirsten Tobey.

Lindsey Turrentine, CNET.com

February 20th, 2016

26:04

Women hold only 9% of management positions, and account for only 14% of senior management positions at Silicon Valley startups. Meet the …

Alex Bernadotte helps students succeed in college

February 19th, 2016

28:35

"Inflection Point" host Lauren Schiller talks with Alex Bernadotte, Founder of Beyond 12 who shares how she is helping underserved students …

How To Give Work Instead of Aid - Leila Janah, Samasource

April 10th, 2015

25:44

Leilah Janah founded Samasource to connect the poorest people in developing countries to digital work through a pioneering approach she calls “impact sourcing.” We spoke in 2015 and we’re re-releasing this …

Caterina Fake of Findery & Flickr

March 6th, 2015

25:32

Women hold only 9% of management positions, and account for only 14% of senior management positions at Silicon Valley startups. Meet the …

Loading ...

Download the RadioPublic app for
 FREE and never miss an episode.

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store