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Meet our Two $50k Encore Prize Winners: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

This weekly roundup includes news for the week of October 15, 2017.

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Want Some Midlife Training But Can’t Afford to Go Without a Salary? This Innovative Idea Is for You

Sure, you’d love to go back to school or get that one-year certificate that would help you get a new, […]

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Who won The Encore Prize?

Critical Bridge and Hire Autism win $50,000 awards to bring mentors over 50 into the lives of young people who need champions.

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Watch Highlights from Marc Freedman’s UN Keynote: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

This weekly roundup includes news for the week of October 8, 2017.

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Marc Freedman

Marc Freedman

Encore.org Founder & CEO

Marc is the Founder and CEO of Encore.org, a renowned social entrepreneur, thought leader, and writer—an expert on the new face of aging. View Marc’s bio.

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Ann MacDougall

Ann MacDougall

Encore.org President

Ann is President of Encore.org.  She previously served as COO of Acumen Fund, a global venture capital fund focused on goods and services for low-income customers. View Ann’s bio.

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Marci Alboher

Marci Alboher

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Marci is Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Encore.org and one of the nation’s leading authorities on career issues and workplace trends. View Marci’s bio.

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Jim Emerman

Jim Emerman

Executive Vice President

Jim is Executive Vice President of Encore.org leading the organization’s thought leadership, research and storytelling work and engaging scholars and opinion leaders around the encore idea. View Jim’s bio.

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Phyllis Segal

Phyllis Segal

Vice President

Phyllis is Vice President of Encore.org leading initiatives aimed at developing encore opportunities in the social sector, with particular focus on children and youth. View Phyllis’ bio.

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