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Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Founder and President, Women Political Leaders
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Michelle McIsaac

Health Economist, World Health Organization

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Beth Walter Honadle

Member, Board of Directors, Cornell Cooperative Extension|Steuben County (volunteer leadership position), National Institute of Food & Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture (retired)

Research, writing, advising, and evaluating on a wide range of public policies and programs. • worked in the areas of social policy, particularly rural, urban, and metropolitan economic and community development, workforce development, housing, and public finance. portfolio at NIFA focused on farm business management benchmarking, risk management education, Small Business Innovation Research, and financial literacy and education (https://nifa.usda.gov/program/financial-capability). represented USDA on the Financial Literacy and Education Commission. • In the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service was an Economist and Project Leader for the Organization, Delivery, and Finance of Local Government Services. served as National Program Leader for Economic Development for the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. At the University of Minnesota was Program Leader for Community and Economic Development and Professor of Applied Economics. was Director of the Center for Policy Analysis & Public Service and Professor of Political Science at Bowling Green State University. At the University of Cincinnati was Director of the Institute for Policy Research, Professor of Political Science, and Professor of Planning. have done consulting domestically for such clients as the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration, the Ford Foundation, and Pickerington Local Schools (Ohio) and internationally in Egypt and Ukraine. have been Principal Investigator on numerous funded research projects for such agencies as the Economic Development Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Workforce One Investment Board of Southwest Ohio, and The United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development. • have been a consultant to the Ford Foundation, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Future University in Egypt, Betterment Organization of Mansfield, Pickerington Local School District, and more. https://honors.ls.wisc.edu/sites/honors.ls.wisc.edu/files/Honors_FALL2017_web.pdf
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Andrzej Klimczuk

independent researcher, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

Andrzej Klimczuk, PhD, a sociologist and public policy expert, graduated from the Faculty of History and Sociology at the University of Bialystok, Poland and the Collegium of Socio-Economics at Warsaw School of Economics, Poland. Editor and correspondent of publications about computer and video games in the years 2002-2009. Volunteer for The University of Bialystok Foundation as well as Academy for the Development of Philanthropy in Poland and Foundation Dobra Sieć. In 2011-2013 Vice President of the Foundation's Laboratory Research and Social Action "SocLab." Co-author of the model and founder of the Regional Cultural Observatory, which is a node of a Living Culture Observatory in Poland. Member of Polish Sociological Association, Games Research Association of Poland, Polish Society of Gerontology, European Network for Social Policy Analysis, European Map of Intergenerational Learning, East European Sub-Regional Association of Schools of Social Work, European Sociological Association, International Sociological Association. Author of many scientific papers in the field of gerontology, ludology and social policy (for example, books: "Kapitał społeczny ludzi starych na przykładzie mieszkańców miasta Białystok" [Social Capital of Old People on the Example of Bialystok Residents], Wiedza i Edukacja, Lublin 2012; "Experts and Cultural Narcissism. Relations in the Early 21st Century", LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken 2012; "Aging in the Social Space" (co-authored with Ł. Tomczyk), The Association of Social Gerontologists, Białystok-Kraków 2015; "Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume I: Context and Considerations", Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2015; "Generations, intergenerational relationships, generational policy: A multilingual compendium", Universität Konstanz, Konstanz, editions 2015-2017; "Economic Foundations for Creative Ageing Policy, Volume II: Putting Theory into Practice", Palgrave Macmillan, New York 2017).