Inflection Point

Inflection Point

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Most Recent Episodes

From Successful Teen to Successful Woman - "Teen Hackz" Founders Lisa Allanson & Lisa McDonough

Lauren talks with Lisa Allanson and Lisa McDonough, the founders of Teen Hackz, a program designed to help teens (girls and boys) understand themselves and others--in order prepare for success in life and work.

From Successful Teen to Successful Woman - "Teen Hackz" Founders Lisa Allanson & Lisa McDonough

Developing More Women in Tech - Deb Liu, Facebook

As one of few female executives in technology, Deb Liu is working to address the challenges that women in tech are facing-- both on day-to-day basis and through a non-profit she co-created called "Women in Product."

Open Recovery Closes the Door On Addiction Stigma, Fay Zenoff

Lauren talks with Fay Zenoff, the Executive Director of the Center for Open Recovery in San Francisco. Her organization is committed to changing the way our culture thinks about recovery--from something secret to something to be celebrated.

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

Samantha Miller is leading the only pharmaceutical company whose mission is to bring the birth control pill over the counter-- with their product "Kate." This has never been attempted before. Although men's birth control has been available at pharmacies for years.

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

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

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."

A Big Misunderstanding - A Special Release From 'B stories'

What happens when sexist language misses its mark? From the podcast 'B Stories' comes a "A Big Misunderstanding." Inflection Point is pleased to share this piece with permission from producer Megan Jones and field producer, Suzanne Ahearne.

Why They Marched: From The "Women's March" in Oakland

Producer Ahri Golden bring us voices from the women's march in Oakland, CA.

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

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 bias is alive and kicking. Hear how these women addressed and navigated their unique situations.

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

Inspiring Women Scientists - Shruti Naik, PhD

Dr. Shruti Naik is a scientist whose work led to the ban on anti-bacterial soap in the US. She is now a postdoctoral scientist in immunology and stem cell biology at The Rockefeller University and heads up a program there to introduce young women scientists to prominent women scientists. She is also one of L'Oréal USA 2016's winners of the "For Women In Science Award" for her research. Interested in applying? The deadline is 2/3/17 and there's a link at inflectionpointradio.org

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