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.