Sharon Inouye

Sharon Inouye

“I believe that ageism is one of the biggest threats to improving quality of life for people in America today. I would like to find ways to change the messaging about aging and reframe the conversation about how we make the last act of life as productive,...
Kate Hoepke

Kate Hoepke

“As a leader in the Village movement, a community-builder for 35 years, and a lifelong student of human development, I want to lead deeper conversations about connection, interdependence, legacy, long-term investment and working together across generations to...
Christina Harrington

Christina Harrington

“I want to share stories and insights of the forgotten middle, those who may experience ageism, racism, and classism in the ways they interact with technology and the rest of the world.”   Christina Harrington Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Northwestern...
Adell Brown

Adell Brown

“Significant numbers of men of color are retiring, many earlier than desirable, with few tangible plans for their future. My voice will help encourage this growing population of adults on the valuable contribution that they can yet make to society by sharing...
Maria Heidkamp

Maria Heidkamp

“After years of studying the failure of the U.S. to respond adequately to worker dislocation, especially for older workers, I would like to use my voice to gain the attention of policy makers, employers, and the public. We need to radically reframe the...