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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How much are we getting for our military spending...and more to the point, what are we losing?

When it comes to girls who code must it be "perfection or bust"?

Title IX--which was enacted in 1972 to eliminate gender discrimination from educational institutions--may have had some unintended consequences for female coaches.

Award-winning historian Dr. Amanda Foreman argues that a history that pushes women to the margins is an untruth that must be challenged.

Will the debate over reproductive freedom ever end?

Filmmaker Shannon Cohn says after breast cancer, endometriosis is "the last great health taboo"

Courtesy of Women on 20s

What is the value of having women  on our currency?

The central tenet of today's women's movement is equality--in wages, treatment, opportunity. But what about in love and sex?

Birds do it. Bees do it. But we definitely don't want to think about our teens doing it.

Dr. Toni Heineman founded A Home Within--the only national organization dedicated solely to meeting the emotional needs of foster youth.

What does the future look like for how audio content gets distributed--and heard?

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

The goal of fundraising is to raise funds right? 

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 not obsessing on your deficits.

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

Why we need a feminist comedian's take on serious news.

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

Deputy Administrator of NASA
NASA/Bill Ingalls

She is ushering in the next mission to Mars.

"Power through Partnership. How Women Lead Better Together."

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

Nancy Lublin, Founder of Crisis Text Line 

Jo Boaler- Revolutionizing Math Education 

Lina Nilsson discusses why bringing more women into engineering may be a matter of showing them the good they can do.

Gloria Steinem and Lauren Schiller discuss her new book, advice on starting a movement & why some people can't picture a woman in the White House.

Why would you open your door to a stranger with an armful of clothing?

In the trades, most workers--carpentry and otherwise, are still men. 

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

What's all that screen time doing to our childrens' brains? 

More than 75% of our $3 trillion health care spending is on people with chronic conditions.

There is a STEM teacher shortage in K-12 education--resulting in an education gap that may leave many students under-prepared for our increasingly tech focused economy.

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