Inspired Changemakers Podcast

Julia Healey

Inspired Changemakers Podcast hosted by Julia Healey

A Podcast about all the amazing things people are doing to make the world a better place - all about creating change and the moments that inspired our guests to activate.
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Episodes

Community and Philanthropy | A Conversation with Darnerien McCants
Jan 22 2024
Community and Philanthropy | A Conversation with Darnerien McCants
🎧 About the Episode: In this episode, Inspired Changemakers is honored to host Darnerien McCants, a true inspiration in every sense. From his roots in Baltimore, Maryland, to a standout high school athlete across three schools, Darnerien's journey took a pivotal turn when he walked on scholarship to Delaware State University, excelling in both football and track.As a fifth-round draft choice to the Washington Commanders where he played for four years before joining the Eagles for an additional year, Darnerien's NFL career was marked by achievements on and off the field. Notable accolades include the Kids Choice Award, Walter Payton Man of the Year Award, and being named Washingtonian of the Year.Join us as Darnerien shares the highs and challenges of his professional football career and the impactful moments that shaped his commitment to community service. From raising 3000 coats for Hurricane Katrina victims to his current roles as a philanthropist, educator, personal trainer, and mentor, Darnerien's story is one of resilience and positive change. Show your support for Darnerien McCants and his impactful endeavors by liking, sharing, and leaving a comment below! 🔗 Connect with Darnerien:Darnerien’s InstagramDarnerien’s WebsiteFindingMe Foundation 🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on:InstagramLinkedInYouTubeSupport the show
Don’t Stop Fighting | A Conversation with JR Redmond
Dec 18 2023
Don’t Stop Fighting | A Conversation with JR Redmond
Don’t Stop Fighting | A Conversation with JR Redmond🎧 About the Episode:In this episode, we're honored to welcome JR Redmond, a former American football running back in the NFL and founder of the JR Redmond Silverback Foundation. JR won Super Bowl XXXVI as a member of the Patriots over the St. Louis Rams. Five years into retirement, JR battled depression and was eventually diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder with Psychosis, Posttraumatic stress disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-concussion Syndrome, and Chronic Pain Syndrome. The next phase of his life was challenging as JR was faced with homelessness, family issues, and lost valuable possessions due to the diagnosis. Finding treatment soon after allowed him to understand how to improve daily life.Julia and JR delve into themes of resilience, mental health, and the journey to recovery. Gain a deeper understanding of JR's experiences, lessons learned, and the profound impact of his foundation, the J.R. Redmond Silverback Foundation. This foundation is rooted in the life JR experienced prior to treatment, and the valuable lessons learned, challenges faced, and accolades earned since then. Show your support for JR and his impactful endeavors by liking, sharing, and leaving a comment below.  🔗 Connect with JR:J.R. Redmond Silverback Foundation Giving PageJR’s InstagramJR Redmond Silverback Foundation on Instagram  🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on:InstagramLinkedInYouTubeBuzzSproutSupport the show
Using Your Superpower | A Conversation with Lisa Geraci Rigoni
Nov 6 2023
Using Your Superpower | A Conversation with Lisa Geraci Rigoni
Using Your Superpower | A Conversation with Lisa Geraci RigoniDon't forget to subscribe to the Inspired Changemakers Podcast to stay updated with the latest stories of changemakers who are transforming lives and shaping a better future.  🎧 About the Episode:Lisa Geraci Rigoni is the Founder of The Organizing Mentors and the author of the Amazon #1 Best Selling Book, 17 Spatulas and the Man Who Fried an Egg. Lisa has helped hundreds of people discover why they hold onto their stuff, break through unhealthy connections, and get to the peace of mind they deserve. In the episode, Lisa and Julia delve into the power of looking into your ‘why’, how each of us can use or own superpower, ‘someday syndrome’, and the importance of giving yourself permission to focus on yourself. Please remember to like, share, and leave a comment below to support Lisa and her impactful work. 🔗 Connect with Lisa:Lisa’s LinkedInThe Organizing Mentors Website17 Spatulas and the Man Who Fried and Egg 🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on:InstagramLinkedInYouTubeSupport the show
Leaning Into Adversity | A Conversation with Hubert Payne
Oct 23 2023
Leaning Into Adversity | A Conversation with Hubert Payne
Leaning Into Adversity | A Conversation with Hubert PayneDon't forget to subscribe to the Inspired Changemakers Podcast to stay updated with the latest stories of changemakers who are transforming lives and shaping a better future.  🎧 About the Episode:With his infectious enthusiasm, unwavering dedication, and innate ability to connect with individuals, Hubert Payne stands as a true inspiration and role model. His journey from the world of music to the realm of personal development and wellness exemplifies his unwavering commitment to empowering individuals to embrace their full potential, find harmony in their lives, and achieve holistic well-being. Hubert's career as a Grammy award-winning drummer has not only provided him with immense artistic fulfillment but has also deepened his understanding of the profound impact that self-expression and personal growth can have on one's life. This unique blend of musical artistry and passion for transformative coaching fuels The Hubert Payne Foundation’s mission to uplift individuals, couples, and families, transforming lives and contributing to a society characterized by resilience, fulfillment, and holistic growth. Throughout the episode, Julia and Hubert dive into their personal and professional journeys, self-expression, and overcoming hardship, and what it means to ‘lean into adversity’.  🔗 Connect with Hubert: Hubert Payne | LinkedInThe Hubert Payne Foundation Donation Page 🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on:InstagramLinkedInYouTubeBuzzSproutSupport the show
The Need for Structure | A Conversation with Kirk Cassidy
Oct 9 2023
The Need for Structure | A Conversation with Kirk Cassidy
The Need for Structure | A Conversation with Kirk CassidyDon't forget to subscribe to the Inspired Changemakers Podcast to stay updated with the latest stories of changemakers who are transforming lives and shaping a better future.  🎧 About the Episode:Kirk Cassidy is the President and CEO of Senior Planning Advisors and Strategic Investment Advisors. He is a fiduciary who holds a Series 65 securities license, as well as a life insurance license in Michigan and many other states. In addition, Kirk is an advisory board member for a $6.5 billion institutional money management firm. Over the years, Kirk has helped thousands of people all over the country retire with a comprehensive retirement plan that best fits their needs. In the episode, Kirk discusses how his personal journey has influenced his professional and philanthropic endeavors and discusses the importance of structure and planning. Please remember to like, share, and leave a comment below to support Kirk and his impactful work.Retirement Education Foundation is a Fiscally Sponsored Program of United Charitable, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity. Retirement Education Foundation (REF) provides education to seniors on the essential aspects of retirement to provide the tools to preserve their wealth, protect their health, and achieve their retirement goals. The program also helps seniors make a legacy plan for their heirs and avoid costly mistakes in estate planning. The program was created by and is administered by REF Financial Instructors.    🔗 Connect with Kirk:Kirk’s LinkedInSenior Planning Advisors Website 🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on:InstagramLinkedInYouTubeBuzzSproutSupport the show
Giving Legends | A Conversation with Hannibal and Charlie
Sep 25 2023
Giving Legends | A Conversation with Hannibal and Charlie
🎧 About the Episode: Hannibal Navies is a former NFL athlete who played 10 years in the league. He now serves as Vice President of Development at United Charitable and spearheads the Athletes Charitable division. Athletes Charitable works to help professional and retired athletes make a positive impact on the world through social entrepreneurship. He is joined by Charlie Batch, a 15-year NFL veteran and founder of the Best of the Batch Foundation, in this episode to speak with Julia about their experience in philanthropy and their upcoming podcast, Giving Legends.  Please remember to like, share, and leave a comment below to support Hannibal and Charlie and their impactful work.  🔗 Connect with Hannibal and Charlie: Hannibal’s LinkedInHannibal’s InstagramCharlies LinkedInCharlie’s Instagram 🎙️ Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! 🔎 You can find us on:Instagram: @Inspiredchangemakerspod LinkedIn: Inspired Changemakers PodcastYouTube: Inspired Changemakers PodcastBuzzSprout website directory for all podcast platforms: https://www.inspiredchangemakerspodcast.com🌎 Are you creating an impact in the world? Do you want to share your message with our community of Inspired Changemakers? Email creative@unitedcharitable.org or DM us on Instagram!Support the show
The Mental Game | A Conversation with Alexis Belton
Sep 11 2023
The Mental Game | A Conversation with Alexis Belton
The Mental Game | A Conversation with Alexis Belton🎧  About the Episode:Alexis Belton is a Professional Athlete, Media Personality, and Golf Innovator. Alexis's journey to golf is a unique story. She has played professionally for over 6 years on the LPGA Epson Tour, Australian Ladies Tour as well as sanctioned European Ladies Tour Events. She also took her strength on the course as a long hitter to the big stage by becoming a Professional Long Driver. She ended her career as #1 American and #3 in the World. As she is transitioning career, you can follow Alexis on many differentmedia platforms and tune in to her commentating for World Long Drive Tour and other golf organizations. Her heart and purpose are serving the community, education, and innovation. She doesthis in many ways, including her charitable program, Belton Drive Foundation, which exists to use the language of Sport and Golf to help drive change, build bridges, grow communities, and provide opportunity for the next generation through sport.  Please remember to like, share, and leave a comment below to support Alexis and her impactful work.🔗 Connect with Alexis Belton:InstagramTwitterLinkedInFacebookThe Belton Drive Foundation🎙️ Join our community of Inspired Changemakers!The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making adifference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projectsaimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from thesechangemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on:InstagramLinkedInYouTubeBuzzSprout🌎 Are you creating an impact in the world? Do you want to share your message with our community of Inspired Changemakers? Email creative@unitedcharitable.org or DM us on Instagram!Support the show
Servant Leadership and Being Your Best Self | A Conversation with Dr. Mindy Milavsky
Aug 28 2023
Servant Leadership and Being Your Best Self | A Conversation with Dr. Mindy Milavsky
Servant Leadership and Being Your Best Self | A Conversation with Dr. Mindy Milavsky 🎧 About the Episode: Dr. Mindy Milavsky is the principal of Lawrence Middle School in Mercer County, NJ. Since Dr. Milavsky began serving as principal, Lawrence Middle School has received 9 Promising Practice Awards from the Character Education Partnership and has been identified as a NJ State School of Character. Beyond the school day, Dr. Milavsky serves as an instructor for the Foundation for Educational Administrators’ nationally recognized NJEXCEL program, inspiring future administrators to lead with heart. Throughout the episode, she reflects on her 30 years of experience as an educator, opens up about her background, the pivotal moments that led her to become a changemaker, and how she empowers people to make change happen. Please remember to like, share, and leave a comment below to support Dr. Milavsky and her impactful work.  🔗 Connect with Dr. Mindy Milavsky:  Dr. Mindy Milavsky’s Instagram  Lawrence Middle School Website  Lawrence Middle School Twitter  🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers! The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on: Instagram LinkedIn YouTube BuzzSprout  Are you creating an impact in the world? Do you want to share your message with our community of Inspired Changemakers? Email creative@unitedcharitable.org or DM us on Instagram! Support the show
Embracing the Journey | A Conversation with Tammy Highley and Meagan Zawistowski
Jul 31 2023
Embracing the Journey | A Conversation with Tammy Highley and Meagan Zawistowski
🎉 Don't forget to subscribe to the Inspired Changemakers Podcast to stay updated with the latest stories of changemakers who are transforming lives and shaping a better future.  🎧 About the Episode: In this episode, we dive into the lives of two inspiring individuals, Tammy Highley and Meagan Zawistowski, who have created positive change in their communities and have a powerful mutual connection- CrossFit. Tammy Highley, also a wife and mother of two, is a CrossFit Coach at Shenandoah CrossFit in Winchester, VA. Her own transformative CrossFit journey inspired her to change her life and help others do the same. Tammy has pursued numerous certifications and continued her education in fitness and nutrition to better support those seeking positive transformations. Meagan Zawistowski is a wife, mother, and dedicated high school counselor in Loudoun County. Her passion for athletics and physical activities led her to CrossFit in 2019. Since then, she has not only become a skilled athlete but also obtained certifications to become a coach at her local CrossFit Gym, Black Widow CrossFit. Meagan is committed to guiding individuals towards success, both inside and outside the gym.  Throughout the episode, Tammy and Meagan share their personal backgrounds, the profound impact CrossFit has had on their lives, and how they are using their passion and expertise to empower and uplift others.Please remember to like, share, and leave a comment below to support Tammy, Meagan, and their impactful work in their communities.  🔗 Connect with Tammy and Meagan: Tammy's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/tamcrossfit5/?hl=enMeagan's Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/megory_z/?hl=en  🎙️Join our community of Inspired Changemakers! The Inspired Changemakers Podcast is a platform that showcases inspiring individuals who are making a difference in the world. Each episode features a new guest, sharing their journey, insights, and projects aimed at creating positive change in their communities and beyond. Join us as we learn from these changemakers and get inspired to take action in our own lives! You can find us on: Instagram LinkedIn YouTube BuzzSprout Are you creating an impact in the world? Do you want to share your message with our community of Inspired Changemakers? Email creative@unitedcharitable.org or DM us on Instagram! Support the show