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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.

Encore Careers: What Are the Opportunities? with Elizabeth S. Fox

  • Mon, September 29, 2008
  • 9:45 AM - 11:29 AM
  • 40Plus Dupont Circle Office

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Monday Morning Speaker:  Elizabeth S. Fox

Encore Careers: What Are the Opportunities?

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Members of Congress and other national leaders are waking up to the fact that older adults are an untapped resource for tackling serious problems in their communities.

Elizabeth Fox will present issues of the day and sources to follow for learning about jobs for the public good.


Elizabeth S. Fox has worked as a human services entrepreneur and administrator the past 25 years to improve services and opportunities for older adults.

Since 2001, Fox has been Experience Corps's Director of Policy Development and Senior Advisor. In that capacity, she develops federal policy initiatives, manages Congressional relations, and promotes the Experience Corps mission nationally through networking and speaking.

In 1999, she founded Experience Corps Washington DC, raised local funds to support it, then directed its operations for two years.

From 1982 to 1998, Fox was executive director of IONA Senior Services, working to make IONA a model of community-based service and advocacy for seniors. Fox was responsible for program development and management, a $2.4 million budget, a staff of 50 professionals and 700 volunteers, and many public and private partnerships. She led a five-year community planning effort and secured $9.5 million in property and gifts to create a new state-of-the-art center.

From 1979-82, Fox was founder and executive director of Christian Communities Group Homes, a model housing program for poverty-level seniors. She currently serves as chair of the group's council. Fox has a B.A. in philosophy from Wellesley College and an M.A. in social work from Catholic University of America.

Civic Ventures 2120 L St., N.W., Suite 600 Washington, DC 20037 phone: 202-478-6151

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 9:30 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00.
40Plus of Greater Washington
1718 P Street, NW, Suite T2
Washington, DC 20036

near the DuPont Circle Metro, use the South exit

Directions to 40Plus

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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