Submitted by Dianne Post

Q:  What was your primary career and what did you love about it?

A:  Lawyer – I worked for battered women and children and internationally on gender based violence and knew that I was making a positive difference in many lives.

Q:  When you retired, did you feel ‘finished’ or, for you, was there still something left to do?

A:  I never retired.  Since there is still not peace and justice in the world, I’m not done.

Q:  What inspires you and why?

A:  People inspire me with the fantastic things they do and the problems they overcome.

Q:  How does your unique set of experiences make a difference for the community in your work now?

A:  I continue fighting for women’s rights and other justice issues and political causes.  

Q:  What’s your advice for boomers who are about to launch their own “second act”?

A:  Don’t listen to naysayers.  Do what you love. Question authority.  Go against the grain.  I learned that at 12 and have stuck with it since.