Inflection Point with Lauren Schiller
About This Show
How women rise up. 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 you can apply to your own life. New episodes every other Wednesday. From KALW 91.7FM in San Francisco and PRX.
Most Recent Episode
How To Fight An Invisible Illness - Jennifer Brea, "Unrest"
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 day she couldn't get out of bed with an illness that went undiagnosed for over a year. Until finally she started to meet other people--mostly women--who had the same problem: a misunderstood illness, generically described as "Chronic Fatigue Syndrome" or what used to be called "hysteria." To take control of her life--and to be taken seriously, she started to film herself, others like her and the few experts there are. Her film is called "Unrest."