“The phenomenon of the baby boom generation turning 60 provides America with new assets in the form of unprecedented human capital. Laura Gassner Otting will help you catalyze a lifetime of experience and learning into a deeply meaningful second, third or fourth career.” Marc Freedman - CEO, Encore.org, Author of Prime Time: How Baby-Boomers Will Revolutionize Retirement and Transform America
“If you are looking for a more fulfilling career, Mission Driven is the book for you. Laura Gassner Otting combines a wonderfully comprehensive overview of the nonprofit sector with inspiring stories and a step-by-step toolkit that will make your new career a reality. This book covers it all in one very readable, insightful and enjoyable package. Go for it and good luck!” Alan Khazei - Co-Founder and Former CEO, City Year Founder and CEO, Be the Change, Inc.
“I’ve learned that most social problems can be solved. The question is simply, will enough of our society’s most talented, committed individuals channel their energy in the direction of solving them? For the sake of our neediest communities and our society at large, I hope millions of people will find this book. Mission Driven is a wonderful resource for everyone from those just getting started in the nonprofit sector to those well along the path.” Wendy Kopp - President and Founder, Teach for America
“Mission Driven is an essential guide for anyone seeking to redirect their talent and energy to build a better world.” David Bornstein - Author of How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
“Mission Driven is a great book for any readers who want to combine their skills and their passions through work in the nonprofit sector.” Kathy Buskin - Executive Vice President and COO, United Nations Foundation