Author and VP at Encore.org, USA
Marci Alboher, Author and Vice President of Encore.org, is a leading authority on the changing face of work. She is a frequent public speaker and has been featured on numerous media outlets – including NBC’s Today show and National Public Radio – as well as countless print and web publications. Earlier in her career, Marci practiced law for nearly a decade and then worked as a journalist, writing primarily for The New York Times where she created the Shifting Careers column and blog.
Her most recent book is The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life (Workman Publishing 2013). Her prior book One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash “/” Career (originally published in 2007 and re-released in 2012), popularized the term “slasher” to refer to those individuals who can’t answer “What do you do?” with a single word or phrase.
Marci is on the advisory board of The Op-Ed Project, which focuses on increasing the number of women and minority voices in public conversations, and on the board of Girls Write Now, a program that mentors NYC high school girls through writing. She lives in New York City.