Vice President, Innovation


Eunice Lin Nichols is obsessed with bringing older and younger generations together to solve society’s greatest challenges, creating a better future for all. She is Vice President, Innovation at and led the team that developed and launched Generation to Generation (Gen2Gen), an initiative to mobilize 1 million adults 50+ to help young people thrive.

Previously, Eunice led The Purpose Prize (now a program of AARP), which has awarded over $5 million in prizes to nearly 100 social entrepreneurs over the age of 60 since 2006. She also spent 11 years leading a portfolio of statewide encore initiatives for Aspiranet to expand the social contributions of older adults in California, including scaling Experience Corps from one neighborhood school in San Francisco into a thriving Bay Area program and launching a series of initiatives that placed encore career-seekers in direct service, coordination and executive-level roles.

Eunice has been recognized as a Next Avenue Influencer in Aging and is a graduate of the inaugural class of the Billions Institute Fellowship for Large-Scale Change. In 2019, she received the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award for advancing innovative and effective solutions to California’s most significant issues.


Eunice Lin Nichols
Receives 2019 James Irvine  Foundation Leadership Award
February 11, 2019
Eunice Lin Nichols
Alliance Snapshot Presentation
December 12, 2018
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