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Abby Falik says go find yourself! And she can help | Inflection Point

Founder of Global Citizen Year
Abby Falik

What if you could take a year off between high school and college to figure out how the world works, and your place in it---before moving into that Freshman dorm? 

Host Lauren Schiller speaks with Abby Falik, founder and CEO of the non-profit Global Citizen Year--which offers a "bridge" year to high school grads. 

In part 2, Lauren speaks to to mother-daughter team Sharon Ufberg & Alexis Sclamberg of Borrowed Wisdom.

Lauren Schiller is the host and creator ofInflection Point, a podcast and nationally syndicated public radio show about how women rise up. Launched in 2015, and produced in partnership with KALW and PRX, Inflection Point was one of the first radio shows and podcasts in the country to exclusively feature conversations with women about how they build power and lead change. In 2008, Lauren co-created and co-hosted “The Lady Brain Show”, one of the first ever female-led podcasts. Lauren is an award-winning producer, was the Executive Producer of Audio for Salon Media, where she is a regular contributor, and has been a guest host for “The Conversation” on BBC World Service. Lauren is also a speaker and moderator at live events including INFORUM, The Commonwealth Club, Bay Area Book Festival, JCCSF, and Cal Performances