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…

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 Scholarship Profile: Marina Foerster, ABCP

Marina Foerster has been a manager in medical device sales and is a recent recipient of the DRI Foundation’s Women in BCM Scholarship. As a result, has earned her ABCP certification with DRI International.   What is your professional background? How…

WBCM Spotlight: Carrie Cox, ABCP

Carrie Cox is Senior Manager, HR Relations for U.S. Retail at Staples Inc., a recipient of the DRI Foundation’s Women in BCM Scholarship, and as a result, has received her ABCP certification with DRI International.   What is your professional background? How…

Congratulations to 2020 College Undergrad Scholarship Winner Tia Gordon!

Tia Gordon is a microbiology major and rising senior at Kennesaw State University. By any measure, she is a remarkable young woman, and she is the winner of this year’s $5,000 undergraduate scholarship awarded by the DRI Foundation.  From Lithonia,…

Congratulations to 2020 High School Senior Scholarship Winner Tomasina DeLong!

Tomasina DeLong of Shaker Heights, OH, prides herself on preparedness. As someone who is part of an at-risk population and the daughter of a continuity professional, she found herself ahead of the curve as the recent pandemic was unfolding. And…

2020 Foundation Scholarships Now Open for High School Students and College Undergraduates!

Applications are now available for the 2020 DRI Foundation Scholarship -- open to both high school seniors and college undergrads in the U.S. and Canada! The DRI Foundation believes that educating our youth about the importance of disaster preparedness today…