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Vote for Your Favorite Encore Prize Semifinalists: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

This weekly roundup includes news for the week of August 13, 2017.

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Two Portland Encore Fellows Featured on Local TV News

Two of our Encore Fellows in Portland have been featured on local TV news. Gail Dougherty provides her expertise to […]

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Marc Freedman’s TEDx Talk is Live! Top #EncoreNews of the Week

This weekly roundup includes news for the week of August 6, 2017.

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$100,000 in Cash Prizes for Innovation Across Generations: Who Will Get Your Vote?

How can we get more people over 50 engaged in the lives of young people who need more champions? Today, […]

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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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