Press and Awards

Selected Media

The Guardian

September 18, 2020
"'A lifesaver': US seniors turn to Zoom to connect with friends and family"

The New York Times

August 22, 2020
"Recognize Misinformation on the Internet"

All Things Considered

February 26, 2020
"With An Election On The Horizon, Older Adults Get Help Spotting Fake News"

MIT Technology Review

August 12, 2019
"Meet the next generation of entrepreneurs. They're all over 65."

Fast Company

May 19, 2019
"See Inside a Coworking Space for Seniors"


July 27, 2018
"Tech Training Builds Connections and Confidence for Older Adults"


July 17, 2018
"The Senior Planet Course That Launches Entrepreneurs Over 60"

The Wall Street Journal

August 10, 2017
"Who Says Seniors Can’t Be Tech Savvy?"

The Economist

July 8, 2017
"The New Old: Don’t Call Us Silver"

The New York Times

March 11, 2016
"Making Technology Easier for Older People to Use"

National Public Radio, Science Friday

May 24, 2013
"Tackling New Tech in the Golden Years"

The Today Show

May 16, 2013
"Senior Citizens Take Tech-Savvy Classes"


  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Patent D850820, Technology Education Console Design

  • PBS NextAvenue
    National Program Manager, Google Fiber Community Impact, Google

  • NY1 News
    New Yorker of the Week

  • American Society on Aging
    Gloria Cavanaugh Award for Excellence in Education

  • Macquarie Group Foundation
    David Clarke Social Innovation Fellowship

  • New York Nonprofit Media
    National Program Manager, Google Fiber Community Impact, Google
  • New York Nonprofit Media
    Agency of the Month

  • Presbyterian Social Services
    Maggie Kuhn Award

  • PR Week
    Community Relations Campaign of the Year

    Community Broadband Organization of the Year

  • Empire State Development Agency
    Extraordinary Broadband Leader