The State of the 50+ Entrepreneur

March 30, 2021


On Tuesday, March 30, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the AARP will host a virtual event titled The State of the 50+ Entrepreneur. This event will bring together thought leaders, researchers, and policymakers, to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on older business owners and their firms, and what might be done to help their recovery.

During this webinar, Claire Kramer Mills, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President and Director, Community Development Analysis, of the New York Fed will present and discuss a new report that examines the state of older business owners and their firms, as well as challenges they have faced historically and amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

In addition, New York Fed President and CEO John Williams will participate in a moderated discussion with Nancy LeaMond, Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer at AARP. The discussion, titled The Role Small Business Plays in Building Financial Resilience for the 50+, will be moderated by Nancy Marshall-Genzer, senior reporter at NPR Marketplace.

Event Details

Date & Time
March 30, 2021
2:00pm EST – 4:30pm EST


This event is open to members of the public and press. All remarks and panels are on-the-record, unless otherwise noted. To register, members of the press may contact Shelley Pitterson.


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