Debra Whitman, PhD, is an economist and expert on aging issues. As Chief Public Policy Officer for AARP, she and her teams develop global policy and research insights and solutions that help communities, lawmakers, and the private sector improve our lives as we age.
Deb has extensive experience in national policymaking and domestic and international research. As an economist, she is a strategic thinker whose life's work has been devoted to solving problems and improving the systems that impact us all as we age.
She is a writer and public speaker, a mom, and an advocate for those whose voices need to be heard.
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