Natalie E. Pope is a Senior Program Coordinator at the Hub for Aging Collaboration at the Rutgers School of Social Work, where she supports the Hub’s project/grant management, administrative functions, and research projects. She has over five years of experience in marketing and organizational development for various academic non-profits and community-based initiatives. Natalie is also a doctoral candidate at the Rutgers School of Social Work studying community-based interventions for aging, particularly the implementation, development, and sustainability of age-friendly community initiatives. Pope holds a Master of Science in Social Work with a specialization in gerontology and an MBA from the University of Louisville.