Stand up for National Service

I was 25 when I inadvertently landed in the mecca of national service, leading Experience Corps Bay Area, an intergenerational tutoring program fueled by service members of all ages. Over the course of the most formative decade of my career, I found myself working...

Why I’m Looking Forward to Fifty

Sometimes, life and work intersect. As it happens, Encore.org is marking a significant milestone this year, with the 10th anniversary of The Purpose Prize and the announcement today of the 2015 winners. And I’ve hit a personal milestone, too: I turned 40 this...

2015 Purpose Prize Winners Announced

As director of The Purpose Prize at Encore.org, it is a great privilege to announce the six 2015 winners of The Purpose Prize, and to share with you early coverage from The New York Times, the Washington Post, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Reuters-Global Post, AARP,...