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…

Veteran Gayle Anders on Business Continuity Training: ‘It’s a Phenomenal Opportunity’

Gayle Anders understands that for many, the transition from the military back to the civilian sector is rarely easy. Anders, a DRI Foundation Veteran's Outreach Program Scholarship recipient, believes that the CBCP course and certification are incredibly useful tools in…

New CBCP Makes VOP History for Earning Certification in a Combat Zone

As the DRI Foundation’s Veterans Outreach Program continues to connect with and provide scholarships to U.S. military service members, many notable firsts have occurred. “In one of our courses, we had a global class with students separated by 14 time…

‘Take Advantage of Every Single Opportunity’ – USAF’s Keith Pierson on Veteran Scholarship

At the start of his career, Keith Pierson was taught that “Flexibility is the key to Airpower.” For years, the Air Force adage has rung true even beyond the bounds of the military. Pierson, a DRI Foundation Veteran’s Outreach Program…

Veterans Scholarship Recipient: It’s ‘A Head Start’ For Transitioning Service Members

After serving in the armed forces for any number of years, veterans are bound to encounter unpredictability during the readjustment to civilian life. James B. Linder, a DRI Foundation Veteran’s Outreach Program Scholarship recipient, believes that the proper way to…

WBCM Scholarship Spotlight: Helen Miller, CBCP

Helen Miller is a physician leader and consultant, a recipient of the DRI Foundation’s Women in BCM Scholarship, and as a result, a certified CBCP with DRI International.   What’s your professional background? How did you get here? I am a…

WBCM Scholarship Spotlight: Karen Timmons Brown

Karen Timmons Brown is an inspector for Information Providers, Inc., a recipient of the DRI Foundation’s Women in BCM Scholarship, and as a result, is working towards a certification with DRI International.   What’s your professional background? How did you get…