DRI Foundation Honors WBCM’s Harlor, Sawyer

Two members of the DRI Foundation Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) Committee – Mitzi Harlor and Leah Sawyer – have been honored by the foundation with the Distinguished Service Award. The award was presented at the 2022 DRI Awards…

Don’t Miss This Exciting Interview with Amazon’s Head of Global Business Resiliency

You simply must carve out 20 minutes of your time for this engaging interview between two WBCM community members – Michele L. Turner and Andrea Abrams! With Turner’s new book – Lessons Learned: Short Stories of Continuity and Resilience – as…

BDO Supports WBCM Committee with Sponsorship

The WBCM Committee is pleased to welcome its new sponsor, BDO!  “We’re very grateful to BDO for sponsoring the DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management Committee,” says WBCM chair Diane Doering. “With their support, we can continue and expand…

WBCM Chair Diane Doering Named to DRI International Board

Congratulations to WBCM Chair Diane Doering who has been named to the DRI International Board of Directors! In addition to leading the DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management Committee, Doering is VP, Enterprise Risk Management & Governance, Risk &…

Congrats! WBCM Scholarship Recipient Now Employed by Capitol One

When it comes to progress and advancement, Maira Zahur understands the importance of a supportive community. Zahur is a recipient of the DRI Foundation’s 2021 Women in Business Continuity Management Scholarship, which grants individuals the resources to earn professional certifications…

WBCM Welcomes New Board Members, Kimbro and Hyman

A growing and vibrant community, the DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management Committee today announces the addition of two new members: Robyn Kimbro and Santita Hyman.  Kimbro, MBCP, CCRP, is Sr. Manager, Enterprise Business Continuity, Walmart, Inc. where she…

Updates on the Sierra Leone Wildfire Response from the Be Rose International Foundation

Last year, the Be Rose International Foundation received a grant from the DRI Foundation to support its work helping communities in need in the wake of a wildfire that devastated Sierra Leone. Recently, it sent an update on its progress. …

The DRI Foundation Welcomes Frank Perlmutter, CBCP, to the Board of Directors

The DRI Foundation is proud to welcome its newest board member, Frank Perlmutter, CBCP, as Chair of the DRI Foundation Development Committee!  Perlmutter has played an active role in the business continuity community for over 20 years. “I am truly…

Women’s Charity Sends Heartfelt Update on its Progress

The DRI Foundation recently made a donation to the People’s Mercy Foundation, a Uganda-based NGO committed to helping its community. Recently the head of the organization reached out with an important update. “So glad to inform you that 50 vulnerable…