Nora Super serves as Director of Policy and Programs in the Center for the Future of Aging, whose mission is to improve lives and strengthen societies by promoting healthy, productive and purposeful aging. In this role, she is responsible for managing and creating data-driven research, meaningful policy initiatives and impactful convenings in the United States as well as internationally.
Prior to joining the Milken Institute, Nora has held several key leadership roles in the public and private sectors. Most recently, she served as the Chief of Program and Services at the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). In 2014, Nora was appointed by President Obama as Executive Director of the White House Conference on Aging, where she received wide recognition for her nationwide efforts to improve the quality of life of older Americans. In 2015, Nora was recognized as one of America’s top 50 “Influencers in Aging” by PBS Next Avenue and was the Honoree for Outstanding Service to Medicare Beneficiaries by the Medicare Rights Center. She has also held leadership roles at HHS, AARP, and Kaiser Permanente.
Nora serves on several advisory boards, including the Long-Term Quality Alliance, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Advisory Committee on Improving Care Delivery for Individuals with Serious Illness, AgingWell Hub Collaborators, Center for Disease Control and Alzheimer’s Association Healthy Brain Initiative Leadership Committee, and the editorial board of the Gerontological Society of America’s Policy and Aging Report. A frequent speaker on health and policy issues, Nora has also taught in the MBA program at Georgetown University, leading a faculty track on health care and the budget process.
A native of New Orleans, Nora studied political science at Tulane University and completed her masters’ work in public administration, with a concentration in health policy, at George Washington University.