Eric Kingson and Nancy Altman

Eric Kingson and Nancy Altman

Nancy, a lawyer and former faculty member at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and Eric, a professor of social work at Syracuse University, share a four-decade friendship. Both have created encore roles – for Nancy, returning to work after raising her family, and...
Laura Safer Espinoza

Laura Safer Espinoza

By age 15, Laura Safer had already set her sights on the law. “I came of age during the civil rights movement, when court battles were fought for human rights. I wanted to be part of that.” She became a Legal Services attorney, representing poor tenants,...
Sr. Antoinette (Toni) Temporiti

Sr. Antoinette (Toni) Temporiti

Ever since childhood, I dreamed of going to Africa. In 2003, after four decades in ministry and counseling, I took a sabbatical, trekking to 18 countries, from Cairo to Capetown, with 21 young adults. We traveled by truck and slept in tents. Village women would ask,...
Henry Rock

Henry Rock

My background is in media sales and advertising, and I’ve had the opportunity to work with some great black media entrepreneurs. But too often, this country’s young black men are marginalized, vilified and demonized. I wanted to reimagine them as...

Henry Rock II

Twenty-four men began the pilot program, 17 of whom completed it. Eight new ventures are launching from the first two cohorts. Funded by the Rockefeller, Wells Fargo and Knight Foundations, as well as the Small Business Administration. My background is in media sales...