Apr 20, 2023
EP 261: Redefining Career Paths in Terms of Life Stage, not Age, with Susan Golden
Susan Golden is the director of DCIX at the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI), and a lecturer and adjunct professor at Stanford University. She leads the DCIX Longevity Innovation Special Interest Group focused on creating innovations and new business opportunities for longevity and healthy aging, and she serves as a lead mentor to the Techstars Future of Longevity Accelerator. Susan is also the author of Stage Not Age, How to Understand and Serve People Over 60, which focuses on the business opportunities and strategies to support longevity and healthy aging using life stage instead of a person's age. Susan co-developed a course offered at the Stanford Graduate School of Business on Longevity, for which a case study on iRelaunch was written. Susan is a relauncher, having taken a past career break of 15 years. Her pre-career break career was in venture capital. Listen to our wide ranging conversation on Susan's career path, her work as a longevity expert, and what living a longer life means for career progression and taking career breaks.