Carol Hymowitz researches, writes and speaks about the challenges and opportunities of living longer, including lengthening careers and work transitions, retirement savings, health and lifestyle. She formerly was an Editor at Large at Bloomberg, where she wrote and edited award winning stories about the longevity economy, gender and racial inequality and global business leaders. Previously she was a Senior Editor and In the Lead management columnist at the Wall Street Journal, where she spent most of her journalism career, and she also was Editorial Director of Forbes Media’s Forbes Woman website. She is co-author of A History of Women in America (Bantam) and a contributing author of Getting Older: How We’re Coping with the Gray Areas of Aging (Wiley e-book).
Carol is a board director at the Women’s Refugee Commission. She received a B.A. with honors in literature from Brandeis University and an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.