The older we get, if we are lucky and open-hearted, the more we seem to orbit in a panoply of worlds. Our many careers, our families, friends, kids and their friends, art classes, book clubs, garden nerds, current work, politics, neighborhoods, where we volunteer. They all make little Venn diagrams, like the ones we used […]
The inaugural class of AARP Purpose Prize winners has been announced, along with a cohort of 2017 Purpose Prize fellows. The five Prize winners, including one winner of the Andrus Prize for Intergenerational Excellence, in honor of AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, exemplify AARP’s belief that “making a difference is ageless” — echoing Encore.org’s long-standing […]
On October 24, Anne Kirwan joined Encore.org as Managing Director of the EFN, the Encore Fellowships Network. Anne comes to Encore and EFN from nearly a decade at Upwardly Global, an award-winning organization that eliminates employment barriers for skilled immigrants and refugees, and integrates this population into the professional US workforce. She joins us with particular […]
Learn more about career trends related to older social entrepreneurs.
Sure, you’d love to go back to school or get that one-year certificate that would help you get a new, more meaningful job. But every time you think about it, you hit the same brick wall: What will I do for income while I’m in school? Who will pay the bills? And what about the […]
Critical Bridge and Hire Autism win $50,000 awards to bring mentors over 50 into the lives of young people who need champions.