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Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

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As an organization that empowers experienced professionals, managers, and executives for successful career transitions, 40Plus of Greater Washington serves professionals of all races and ethnicities. We stand firm in our support of all people who have been affected by the horrendous racist and violent acts in our country.

We condemn the police brutality that led to the tragic and needless death of George Floyd, along with others before him such as Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile and Eric Garner. We also condemn the violence, bigotry and systemic racism that has occurred during the past 400 years, particularly against black men and women in our nation. Furthermore, we stand firmly against discrimination of any kind including age discrimination, which frustrates many of our members during their search for new employment.

We offer our condolences to the family of George Floyd, his friends and loved ones. As a way to honor his memory, we stand ready to work with other agencies and community-based organizations, along with the community at large, to end injustice in all its forms against the oppressed and all persons of color.

"Attending An Employment Expo - How do I prepare and what is the next step with MICKI GORDON

  • Mon, June 29, 2015
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 40Plus Conference Room***(Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.)

Directions to 40 Plus

Monday Morning Speaker: Micki Gordon

Attending An Employment Expo - How do I prepare and what is the next step.


In this presentation, some takeaway points include:

*  Make a good first impression

*  Communication is KEY

Body language will speaks louder than words.

*  Explore your options

*  After the job fair – Bring attention to your name
*  Hone your instincts, and feel confident about your direction, at work and in life. 
*  After the job fair – Your Personal Record keeping. 


Marilyn (Micki) Gordon is the Assistant Chief Executive Officer and Senior Director of Development for the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA), the largest charitable agency in the National Capital Region dedicated exclusively to meeting the needs of local elders. Gordon, oversees, for the past twenty -two years, The Productive Aging Award Dinner dedicated to the fact that “Ability is Ageless,” honorees have included: Alan and Arlene Alda, Dr. C Everett Koop, Katharine Graham, Mike Wallace, Eunice & Sargent Shriver, Cokie & Steve Roberts, Edgar Bronfman, Sr. and Doris Kearns Goodwin and Richard Goodwin.  In addition, she has been the staff liaison (for nine years) for the 50+ Employment Expo which serves the Greater Washington, D.C. area helping older workers gain full time, part-time and seasonal employment.

A frequent lecturer at local and national symposia also has appeared on CNN Headline News, Good Morning America newscasts and other broadcasts with information on productivity and age and on high-technology programs that demonstrate that ability is ageless.  Her interviews have run on the AP wires, through the Scripps-Howard News Service and via many other outlets.  She has advised several Fortune 500 companies on how to reach and serve the fast growing market of consumers age 55+.

Frequently a volunteer for local sectarian and nonsectarian organizations, Gordon holds a degree in education and has published a book entitled The Fundraising Manual A Step By Step Guide To Creating The Perfect Event.  She lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland with her husband and she is the mother of three sons and six grandchildren.


Micki Gordon
Assistant, Chief Executive Officer/Senior Director of Development
Headquarters/Ann L. Bronfman Center
12320 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD  20852

Direct-line phone:  301.255.4231
Fax:  301.231.9360




Plan to join us after the meeting for networking.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby Brookings Institution.

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

Dupont Circle Metro Station (Red Line) South Exit

  1. Leave the Dupont Circle Metro Station by the 19th Street SOUTH exit.
  2. At the top of the escalator (street level), turn 180 degrees, and walk a short distance towards Dupont Circle.
  3. Turn right and walk counter-clockwise around the outside of the Circle, past Connecticut and Massachusetts Avenues.
  4. At P Street, turn right . Proceed on P Street past 18th Street.
  5. 40Plus is near the end of the block on the right side, at 1718 P Street, in the Webster House apartment building.
  6. See below for ONCE YOU ARE AT THE BUILDING directions.
Map & Detailed Directions to 40Plus

Doors open at 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.

40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

40Plus of Greater Washington
Empowering Experienced Professionals
 for Successful Career Transitions

Empowering Experienced Professionals for Successful Career Transitions

40Plus of Greater Washington
1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500

 Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-387-1582

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