LEADERS OF THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

Sophia Chang, a physician and director of the Better Chronic Disease Care Program at the California HealthCare Foundation, discusses how former corporate professionals in Encore Fellowships are using their experience to help community health clinics run more efficiently. Watch video >

Entrepreneur and 2011 Purpose Prize winner Randal Charlton describes his latest venture: BOOM! The New Economy. The Detroit-based program helps people 50 and older become entrepreneurs. Watch video >

Hear Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, talk about:

  • The encore years as a time when boomers can find meaning, continued income and a chance to use their talents to solve significant social problems. Watch video >
  • The growing wave of people who support encore careers. Watch video >
  • The energy gathering behind the encore movement. (Filmed at the Encore 2011 gathering.) Watch video >

Dick Goldberg, national director of Coming of Age, says people over 50 looking for meaningful encore careers represent an incredible resource to nonprofits. Watch video >

David Garvey, director of Encore!Hartford, talks about how his program is lowering unemployment among people over 50 while strengthening nonprofits in Connecticut. Watch video >

John Hader, dean of career programs and continuing education at Harold Washington College in Chicago, talks about training professionals 50 and older for encore careers as adjunct community college teachers. Watch video >

Nora Hannah, chief consortium officer at Experience Matters, describes how the organization helps boomers in the Phoenix area find encore careers with nonprofit employers in need of their talent. Watch video >

Jane Pauley, award-winning journalist and host of AARP’s Your Life Calling on NBC’s Today show, talks about the best way to get started on your encore and the potential of an encore movement for the greater good. Watch Video >

Steve Poizner, co-founder and CEO of the Encore Career Institute, explains how online job training can help boomers transition to encore careers. Watch video >

Betsy Werley, executive director of The Transition Network, talks about the millions of women over 50 who are exploring what’s next in their personal and professional lives. For many, that exploration leads to an encore career. Watch video >

Angela F. Williams, senior vice president of the YMCA of the USA, says nonprofits can benefit from the passion and expertise of millions of boomers interested in encore careers. Watch video >