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From the 8th Annual Shorty Impact Awards

All About Change Podcast Submission

Finalist in Podcast


ALL ABOUT CHANGE is a powerful and inspiring podcast that gives listeners a glimpse into the lives of people who are making a difference in the world. The podcast is a reminder that even in the face of adversity, it is possible to overcome challenges and achieve great things. We are committed to raising awareness of the diverse range of social issues we cover, building a more inclusive world, as well as inspiring the next generation of changemakers. 

Strategy and Execution

How do we build an inclusive world? The Ruderman Family Foundation is a non-profit organization that advocates for and advances the  throughout society. The foundation’s podcast, All About the Change with Jay Ruderman, features in-depth and intimate conversations with inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. The podcast strives to maintain a diverse range of topics and guests, and it is committed to inspiring the next generation of changemakers.

One of the podcast’s challenges is finding guests who are experts in their field and who have a personal connection to the issue. Additionally, the podcast must be mindful of the need to avoid tokenism and to ensure that all guests are treated with respect. 

Despite these challenges, the podcast has been successful in maintaining a diverse range of topics and guests. We are proud to feature many first-hand stories about activism, change, and courage from people who are changing the world: from how a teen mom became the Planned Parenthood CEO, to NBA player Kevin Love on mental health in professional sports, to Beetlejuice actress Geena Davis on Hollywood’s role in women’s rights. 

The podcast has featured guests from a variety of fields, including disability rights, youth mental health, diversity in hollywood, modern day slavery, cyberbullying, fat activism, animal rights, and more. The podcast has also featured guests from a variety of backgrounds, including people with disabilities, activists, politicians, and business leaders.

The podcast’s commitment to diversity is reflected in its mission statement: “To inspire the next generation of changemakers by sharing the stories of people who are making a difference in the world.” The podcast believes that by hearing the stories of people from different backgrounds, listeners will be inspired to take action and make a difference in their own communities.


The All About Change podcast has had 570,000 downloads from its inception in 2020 until now, averaging 8,000 downloads per episode. According to Buzzsprout’s July 2023 data, this puts All About Change at the top 1% of all podcasts. We have booked many high profile guests such as Geena Davis, Kevin Hines, Gloria Feldt, Genesis Butler, Evon Benson-Idahosa, and more. We have 213K followers across our social media channels where we raise awareness around the social issues that we address in All About Change, as well as build a community of listeners who care about learning more and acting on these issues today. 


Entrant Company / Organization Name

Ruderman Family Foundation, Ruderman Family Foundation


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