Worlds Collide: Volunteerism, Music, and Physics Come Together for Undergrad DRI Foundation Scholarship Winner

DRI Foundation Scholarship winner Gentry Gardner’s impressive list of accomplishments includes an extensive amount of volunteer work, the result of a decision he made at a very young age. “I got involved in scouting back in about first grade, and…

From the Desert to the Stars: High School Senior Scholarship Winner’s Next Step is Aerospace Engineering

When Todd Plesco, CBCP, received the call that his son, Victor, had won the DRI Foundation Scholarship for high school seniors, he was “shocked – pleasantly so!” It’s no secret Victor is a high achieving student. “As an athlete and…

DRI Foundation Women in Business Continuity Management Announces New Executive Committee Chair, Vice Chair

The DRI Foundation is pleased to announce new roles for members of the Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) group’s Executive Committee. Mitzi Harlor, CBCP, will step into the role of Committee Chair, while Leah Sawyer, MBCP, will fill the…

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 &…

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…

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…

Wounded Veterans Receive Joint Support From the DRI Foundation and DRI UK

As part of its ongoing work supporting veterans as they transition from military service to civilian life, the DRI Foundation, along with DRI United Kingdom, have provided a donation for Help For Heroes, a UK-based veterans charity.  Help For Heroes…