11 episodes

Sometimes, a single moment can change a person’s entire life. Like when documentary filmmaker Ken Burns saw his father cry for the first time, or when Sal Khan, a hedge fund analyst, decided to tackle the impossible and educate people around the globe. Host Alicia Burke talks to doers like Ken Burns, Arianna Huffington and Sal Khan about the powerful moments that inspired them to make an impact.

That Made All the Difference Bank of America

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    • 4.5, 118 Ratings

Sometimes, a single moment can change a person’s entire life. Like when documentary filmmaker Ken Burns saw his father cry for the first time, or when Sal Khan, a hedge fund analyst, decided to tackle the impossible and educate people around the globe. Host Alicia Burke talks to doers like Ken Burns, Arianna Huffington and Sal Khan about the powerful moments that inspired them to make an impact.

    Lisa Ludwinski, Head Baker and Owner of Sister Pie, Returns

    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

    • 21 min
    Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy, Returns

    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.

    • 20 min
    Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, President of Howard University

    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."

    • 24 min
    That Made All the Difference Season 2 Trailer

    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.

    • 1 min
    Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

    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. 

    • 16 min
    Sal Khan, Educator and Founder of Khan Academy

    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 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
118 Ratings

118 Ratings

moca29 ,

Informative & Inspiring

I recently found this podcast and I look forward to hearing each story.

Cowtown Clown ,

Some Value

Nice podcast. I enjoyed the episode with Sal Khan. However, I was disappointed that the real interview didn’t start until almost 5:00 (Out of a 20:00 podcast).

Problyconceited ,

Great Podcast

I listen to it on the way to work.

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