Diann Farnsley

Diann Farnsley

I’d worked from home as a Business Operations Professional for IBM since 2004. Because I worked from home, I felt very isolated from the Port St. Joe, Florida community. I wanted to expand my horizons. I sought out an Encore Fellowship with the Franklin’s Promise...
Rose Gallegos

Rose Gallegos

As I interviewed with the Encore Fellowships Program Director, I found myself getting excited about looking for new opportunities to expand my skill set. After working for 37 years at Intel, I wanted to find out what it was like to work with a nonprofit organization...
Fancy Bryant III

Fancy Bryant III

Fancy Bryant spent 19 years at Intel in software and hardware engineering.  When provided the opportunity to participate in an Encore Fellowship upon retiring from Intel, he knew which organization to join.  He had been involved in the Ile Omode School for over 20...
Scott Wicht

Scott Wicht

After 36 years of R&D work in several high-tech companies, my employer, Keysight, offered the opportunity to look at an encore career through Encore Fellowships. My kids were away from home, in college or working. I felt it was time to give back. I was surprised...