Is Encore the New Women’s Movement?

Last week I spent an exhilarating evening exploring the Encore message with Marci Alboher and close to 200 people who had come to the New York Public Library to find out more about her book The Encore Career Handbook. In our presentation, Marci covered the nuts and...

Change, Fear and Taking the Plunge

I’m not big on change. Most of us aren’t. That becomes a bigger problem the more choices we have and the more restless we feel. Second adulthood is about choices and restlessness and trying something new. But that means change, and many of us get stuck at the edge of...

Courtney Martin: A New Generation of Activists

Editor’s Note: Courtney Martin is the author of Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists. She speaks to her generation in her writings and her blogs on Feministing.com, (“young feminists blogging, organizing, kicking ass”). And she speaks about her...