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That Made All the Difference - Season 1

Sometimes, one moment can change everything. In this season of the podcast, host and Bank of America executive Alicia Burke explores the defining moments that inspired achievers to make a difference.

Arianna Huffington

SEASON 1: EPISODE 6 Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

Arianna worked around the clock on her company HuffPost until she collapsed on the floor. This "wake-up call" launched a new mission: to help people avoid burnout.

Sal Khan

SEASON 1: EPISODE 5 Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy

When Sal tutored his young long-distance cousin in math, it sparked the inspiration for a non-profit that would provide a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

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Equal access to education is critical to the health of our communities and our economy. The coronavirus and its impact on society have shone an even brighter light on many long-standing economic and racial inequalities across the country. Including at America's schools. These school systems are working to end inequality in education and create opportunity for their students after graduation.

Loretta Clairborne

SEASON 1: EPISODE 4 Loretta Clairborne, 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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Lisa Ludwinski

SEASON 1: EPISODE 3 Lisa Ludwinski, Head Baker and Owner of Sister Pie

Lisa explains the inspiration behind her much-loved Detroit bakery, which has a hyperlocal vision, a broad influence and pies with buttery, flaky crusts.

Ken Burns

SEASON 1: EPISODE 2 Ken Burns, Filmmaker

Ken opens up about the emotional moment with his father that inspired him to become a filmmaker – and how choosing New Hampshire over New York helped him make a bigger impact.

Dan Harris

SEASON 1: EPISODE 1 Dan Harris, News Anchor and Author

After Dan had an on-air panic attack, he realized he had to stop chasing the adrenaline he was accustomed to as a war correspondent and find healthier ways to attain happiness.

Ken burns, Arianna Huffington and Sal Khan

SEASON 1: TRAILER Introducing Season 1

Sometimes, one moment can change everything. In this podcast, host and Bank of America executive Alicia Burke explores the defining moments that inspired achievers to make a difference.

Other seasons

Season 2

In Season 2 of our That Made All the Difference podcast, host and Bank of America executive Alicia Burke explores how achievers of all kinds are adapting to a changing reality.

Season 3

In this season of our original podcast, host and Bank of America executive Alicia Burke speaks with scholars, artists, and advocates who are advancing equality. Hear about the moments that have defined their journeys.

Season 4

In Season 4 of That Made All the Difference, host Alicia Burke talks with artists, business leaders and advocates about what inspires them to build a more sustainable world.