Helen Dennis is a nationally recognized leader on issues of aging, employment, and retirement with academic, corporate, and nonprofit experience. She has received awards for her teaching at USC’s Davis School of Gerontology and for her contributions to the field of aging, the community, and literary arts. She has edited two books and written more than 100 articles with frequent speaking engagements. She is the weekly columnist on Successful Aging for the Southern California News Group reaching 1.6 million readers and has assisted more than 20,000 employees in preparation for the non-financial aspects of retirement. She has served as president of five nonprofit organizations and has served as an expert witness in some of the largest class action age discrimination case lawsuits. Helen is co-author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller, Project Renewment®: The First Retirement Model for Career Women and was recognized by PBS Next Avenue as one of the 50 influencers in aging for 2016.