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New Year, New Website, New Ways to Grow the Movement

As we enjoy this season of gratitude and celebration, it’s a pleasure to look back and look forward with you. […]

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EncoreU: Experienced Students Are Higher Ed’s New Wave

In a new article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, I explain why EncoreU, Encore.org’s higher-education initiative, presents enormous opportunities […]

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Pass It On: Encore Talent and Vulnerable Youth

How can the skills and experience of encore talent be mobilized to support vulnerable youth? That’s the question a group […]

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Own Your Age: The Answer to Age Discrimination?

  I was delighted to be the “encore” voice during a recent panel discussion at The New America Foundation on […]

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Meet Our Bloggers

Marc Freedman

Marc Freedman

Encore.org Founder & CEO

Marc is the Founder and CEO of Encore.org, a renowned social entrepreneur, thought leader, and writer—an expert on the new face of aging. View Marc’s bio.

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Ann MacDougall

Ann MacDougall

Encore.org President

Ann is President of Encore.org.  She previously served as COO of Acumen Fund, a global venture capital fund focused on goods and services for low-income customers. View Ann’s bio.

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Marci Alboher

Marci Alboher

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Marci is Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Encore.org and one of the nation’s leading authorities on career issues and workplace trends. View Marci’s bio.

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Jim Emerman

Jim Emerman

Executive Vice President

Jim is Executive Vice President of Encore.org leading the organization’s thought leadership, research and storytelling work and engaging scholars and opinion leaders around the encore idea. View Jim’s bio.

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Phyllis Segal

Phyllis Segal

Vice President

Phyllis is Vice President of Encore.org leading initiatives aimed at developing encore opportunities in the social sector, with particular focus on children and youth. View Phyllis’ bio.

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