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That Made All the Difference
20 minutes | Oct 19, 2021
Savita Subramanian, Head of ESG Research, BofA Global Research
What if doing well and doing good could go hand in hand? From climate solutions to the pursuit of equality, Savita Subramanian talks about her journey and current day work in this insightful discussion. She also talks about her own background and how she found her calling.
2 minutes | Oct 12, 2021
Listen to the trailer for Season 4 of That Made All the Difference
What if you were inspired to build a more sustainable future? Join Bank of America's Alicia Burke for a series of in-depth conversations with guests like Jeni Britton of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, environmental justice activist Catherine Coleman Flowers and actor Adrian Grenier. It's all about the moments that spark positive change.
22 minutes | Aug 2, 2021
Henry Louis Gates Jr., Professor, Harvard University
What if your love of history could help unite us all? Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. discusses discovering a passion for history, his own genealogical roots, and helping others do the same. Hear about his latest documentary, ‘The Black Church,’ the history of the African-American experience and the discovery that we all have more in common than we might think.
15 minutes | Jul 26, 2021
Vincent Beckman, Restaurateur and Worker Advocate
What if embracing your roots led you to your passion? Vincent Beckman, worker advocate and founder of the Chicago restaurant Tanta, sat down to discuss rediscovering his Peruvian heritage through food. When the pandemic hit, his work with the Farmworker and Landscaper Advocacy Project became more essential than ever.
11 minutes | Jul 19, 2021
Arian Simone, Fearless Fund Cofounder
What if your fearlessness gave others the courage to succeed? Arian Simone, cofounder of the Fearless Fund, a venture capital fund built by women of color for women of color, spoke about her background as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. When Arian turned to investing, she saw the potential in women who look like her – and she was right.
18 minutes | Jul 12, 2021
Connie Chung Joe, CEO of Asian Americans Advancing Justice LA
What if you could put an end to harmful stereotypes? Connie Chung Joe discusses her background and career spent fighting for equality. As a global pandemic combined with long-standing prejudices, she worked even harder to support Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and help bridge other communities of color.
24 minutes | Jul 6, 2021
Yvonne Orji, Actor, Comedian and Author
What if comedy brought communities together? Yvonne Orji has a background that's as unique as her acting and stand-up performances. Nigerian born, with a childhood spent growing up in America, she discusses finding her gold and breaking through by being herself.
24 minutes | Jun 28, 2021
Lonnie G. Bunch III, Secretary of the Smithsonian
What if finding your voice helped heal a nation? In this episode, host Alicia Burke sits down with Lonnie Bunch to discuss developing his passion for history and finding his calling at the Smithsonian. It's a conversation that encompasses both his journey and present-day work showcasing objects that tell the stories of African American lives.
2 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Listen to the trailer for Season 3 of That Made All the Difference
We live in a changing world, but who's working to change it for the better? Join host & Bank of America executive Alicia Burke for a series of in-depth conversations with scholars, artists and advocates like Yvonne Orji, from HBO's Insecure, and Lonnie Bunch, Secretary of the Smithsonian. It's all about the moments that mattered for people who are working for equality.
21 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
Vincent Stanley, Director of Philosophy of Patagonia
Vincent Stanley joins “That Made All the Difference” to share why the company, its founders and its employees are guided by one mission: ‘protecting our home planet’. Also, he shares the secret to changing people’s minds and the profound, yet underestimated power of a small group of dedicated people.
23 minutes | Sep 14, 2020
Marc Morial, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Urban League
Civil rights leader Marc Morial comes to ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss his time as mayor of New Orleans, today’s challenges, and what it will take to build a more just, equitable and inclusive society.
25 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Janet Murguía, President and CEO of UnidosUS
Civil rights activist Janet Murguía joins ‘That Made All the Difference’ to discuss her upbringing as the daughter of immigrant parents and how that experience informs her life’s work advocating for Hispanic/Latino civil rights and battling systemic inequality.
18 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Ken Burns, Filmmaker, Returns
Filmmaker Ken Burns returns to "That Made All the Difference" to reflect on the past few months, and talk about why he believes that society has an opportunity to turn this 'completely unique moment' in history into meaningful and positive change.
21 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Lisa Ludwinski, Head Baker and Owner of Sister Pie, Returns
Lisa comes back to “That Made All the Difference” to share how necessity transformed her neighborhood bakery into an essential hub for community support – and why sourdough makes her dance
20 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy, Returns
Sal Khan returns to That Made All the Difference to discuss how he, his family and Khan Academy are managing through the crisis — and to share a bit of his vision for the future of education.
24 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University
Dr. Frederick joins That Made All the Difference to discuss how his career as a surgeon has influenced his work as an educator, administrator and champion of underserved communities, and why he believes we may be on the cusp of the next "golden generation."
1 minutes | Jun 9, 2020
That Made All the Difference Season 2 Trailer
Host Alicia Burke connects with notable guests like Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, the president of Howard University, and Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, to explore how they are responding to the events of today and what they're doing to better themselves, their community and the world.
17 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global
Arianna worked around the clock on her company HuffPost until she collapsed on the floor. This “wakeup call” launched a new mission: To help people avoid burnout.
20 minutes | Oct 7, 2019
Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy
When Sal tutored his young cousin long-distance in math, it sparked the inspiration for a non-profit that would provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
19 minutes | Sep 30, 2019
Loretta Claiborne, Chief Inspiration Officer, Special Olympics
Loretta and Mary Davis, CEO of Special Olympics, discuss how Loretta moved past her disabilities – and her critics – to become a repeat gold medalist.
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