As bestselling author, speaker and media personality, Kerry Hannon may already be a familiar name to many of you. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating her as a W2W Expert.


A well-known expert on career transitions, personal finance and retirement, Kerry Hannon shares her decades of wisdom and experience in columns for The New York Times, Forbes, AARP and She has also contributed to Money, USA Today and U.S. News & World Report, where she developed the “Second Acts” column for boomers seeking a second career. Many of you will recognize Kerry from her appearances on ABC News, CBS, CNBC, NBC Nightly News, NPR, and PBS. Luckily for us, Kerry Hannon will soon be adding Woman2Woman to that illustrious list.


Kerry is a prolific author, having written 10 books (and counting), including the bestselling Getting the Job You Want After 50 and Great Jobs for Everyone 50+: Finding Work That Keeps You Happy and Healthy…And Pays the Bills plus the award-winning titles, Love Your Job: The New Rules for Career Happiness and What’s Next? Finding Your Passion and Your Dream Job in Your Forties, Fifties and Beyond.


A high-profile advocate for women and boomers, Kerry has testified before Congress on the needs of older workers and the changing workplace, as well as the importance of women taking charge of their own financial planning. She is a sought-after speaker at national conferences, inspiring audiences of all ages with advice on how to prepare for a financially secure future.


Kerry lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband, Cliff and her Labrador Retriever, Zena.