RamseyAlwinDirector, Thought Leadership - Financial Resilience, AARP
Ramsey Alwin directs AARP’s Financial Resilience Thought Leadership efforts, which works to position AARP as the global leader in challenging outdated beliefs and sparking new solutions related to financial resilience so people can choose how they age. Alwin engages with provocative thinkers to bring the best ideas from a wide range of perspectives to bear on AARP’s programs, policy work, and products. Additionally, Alwin works to elevate and amplify AARP thought leaders working on enterprise priorities, including savings and planning, work and jobs, Social Security, and other emerging financial trends. Prior to arriving at AARP, Alwin served as Vice President of Economic Security at the National Council on Aging (NCOA), where she led the creation and implementation of NCOA's strategic vision for comprehensive, person-centered economic assistance for vulnerable older adults. Prior to NCOA, Alwin served as Director of National Economic Security Programs at Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW) and spent six years in the research, training, and advocacy division of the National Association of State and Community Service Programs (NASCSP). At NASCSP, she worked on low-income issues, representing the governors’ interests on the Community Services Block Grant, Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, and Weatherization. Alwin has been featured in major media outlets including The Wall Street Journal and New York Times and has testified before Congress.