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In Memoriam: Richard Steckel

It was with great sadness that we learned recently that Richard Steckel, a 2007 Purpose Prize fellow and co-founder of […]

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Entrepreneurship: Not Just for the Young

The Spring 2015 issue of LPN-Q, the quarterly journal of the Life Planning Network (LPN), is a trove of wisdom […]

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Encore News: Save National Service, Why Older Adults are Happier & More

This weekly roundup includes news for the week of June 21, 2015.

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Senate Hearing: Mapping a “New Workscape” for Older Workers

When the U.S. Senate wanted to know more about the role of work in the lives of older Americans, they […]

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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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