Inflection Point

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With more women in leadership than ever before, there's no question our society is poised for great change. In every episode, Lauren talks with the women who are changing the status quo--to find out how they do it, shed light on the challenges they still face, and hear their unique perspectives on what it means to be a woman in power today. In every conversation we uncover the potential of women to transform our world. What will that change look like? Listen in to find out.

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

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

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How's all the meditation and yoga working for you?

Ruth Whippman's new book is "America the Anxious. How The Pursuit Of Happiness Is Making Us A Nation of Nervous Wrecks."

What's the secret to successfully developing the next generation of women leaders?

The President of Women Unlimited, Inc. Dr. Rosina Racioppi has spent her career sharing the answer.

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."

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Zoe Elton, Director of Programming for the Mill Valley Film Festival reviews "Arrival" starring Amy Adams.

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Tiffany Shlain's latest film is called "50/50" because it shares the story of what the world used to look like and can look with true equality.

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The creator of The Vagina Monologues, published an article this September in the Huffington Post called "The Undeniable Rape Culture Of Donald Trump."

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Dr. Alison Dahl Crossley is the Associate Director of The Clayman Institute for Gender Research at Stanford University.

Blythe is a writer for the New Yorker, The Onion, and Clickhole. She is also a researcher for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert.

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According to the leaders of the Peace Innovation Lab at Stanford, there may be a path to global peace.  

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Actress and comedian Katie Goodman has a message for you, dammit.

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Jess has worked to get pro-choice female Democrats elected while at on the team at Emily's List.

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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.

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Mill Valley Film Festival director Zoe Elton reviews Kelly Reichert's film, "Certain Women."

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Arlie Hochschild has been called "one of the most imaginative and productive feminist sociologists of the last thirty years."

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Tracey Taylor and Lance Knobel are the co-founders of the "hyper-local" news site Berkeleyside.com and Uncharted, The Berkeley Festival of Ideas.

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Meet the author of "Rad Women Worldwide," Kate Schatz.

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Liberal activist Joan Blades co-founded MoveOn.org, Moms Rising and Living Room Conversations and has teamed up with Republican John Gable

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Why is everyone so gung ho on having an optimistic attitude?

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Conversations about Autism are often focused on what people can't do.

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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.

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Meet one woman leading the charge to literally change the face of technology by bringing in more women and people of color to the industry--starting as early as elementary school.

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Morgan Shanahan, a founding editor of BuzzFeed Parents, makes visitors laugh daily about parenting challenges, yet she has suffered from maternal mental illness for most of her child's life.

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

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In the midst of the Ebola crisis in 2015, Archel Bernard moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Monrovia, Liberia and started a fashion company--that employs women who survived Ebola, are rape survivors or deaf.

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More entrepreneurs are starting businesses with a social purpose--like addressing poverty or mitigating climate change.

Energy Excelerator is a startup program for companies developing renewable energy solutions.

Jen Glantz attended so many weddings, she went into debt, then wrote a book about it called 'All My Friends are Engaged.'

Building communities up through a lending network started during the Civil Rights Movement.

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