Author & Vice President Encore
Marci is a leading authority on the changing face of work and a Vice President at Encore.org, a nonprofit making it easier for millions of people to pursue second acts for the greater good. Her new book, The Encore Career Handbook: How to Make a Living and a Difference in the Second Half of Life, was published by Workman Publishing in January 2013. Marci is Internationally recognized for her expertise on the changing face of work. She is currently a Vice President at Encore.org, a nonprofit making it easier for millions of people to pursue second acts for the greater good. She joined Encore.org (then Civic Ventures) as a media spokesperson, writer and strategist.
Marci is the author of One Person/Multiple Careers: The Original Guide to the Slash “/” Career (originally published in 2007 and re-released in 2012), which popularized the term “slasher” to refer to those individuals who can’t answer “What do you do?” with a single word or phrase. She also created the “Shifting Careers” column and blog for The New York Times and the “Working the New Economy” blog for Yahoo. Her articles have appeared in scores of national publications, including Time Out New York, Travel and Leisure, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, The International Herald Tribune and More magazine.