Watch the WBCM Committee Spotlight Video

The DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) committee provides female business continuity, crisis management and disaster recovery professionals with learning and networking opportunities. In this spotlight video, the WBCM committee members illustrate their goals to encourage, empower, and…

WBCM Scholarship Spotlight: Stephanie Strazisar, ABCP

Stephanie Strazisar is a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training Volunteer for the District of Columbia, a recipient of the DRI Foundation's 2020 Women in BCM Scholarship, and as a result, a certified ABCP with DRI International.  What is your professional…

WBCM Scholarship Spotlight: Frances Whalen, ABCP

Frances Whalen is an Emergency Operations & Information Specialist with DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, a recipient of the DRI Foundation's 2020 Women in BCM Scholarship, and as a result, a recently certified ABCP with DRI International.   What…

WBCM Scholarship Spotlight: Christina Erdeljohn, ABCP

Christina Erdeljohn is Director of Marketing and a Consultant at Symbiote Cloud Security and Consulting, LLC, and one of the recipients of the 2020 Women in BCM Scholarship from the DRI Foundation, which helped her earn her ABCP certification through DRI…

Women’s Advancement and Community Support for the Fringes of São Paulo

In its efforts to support women’s empowerment through professional training, the DRI Foundation has provided funding to the Paraisópolis Women’s Association in Brazil.  Since 2006, the Paraisópolis Women’s Association has fought to increase access to equity and security of women in the…

Congratulations to the Women in BCM Scholarship Recipients!

In March 2020, DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management rolled out a new scholarship. We are pleased to announce the scholarship winners!   The scholarship is a $3,000 voucher for the DRI International 4.5 day Business Continuity (BCLE 2000) workshop…

Celebrating International Women’s Day With the Women in BCM Committee

March 8 is International Women’s Day 2020, celebrating women's achievements and increasing visibility, while calling out inequality – a perfect day to spotlight the work being done by the DRI Foundation’s Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) Committee!   The WBCM…

Women in BCM: Closing the Gender Pay Gap at DRI2020!

If you’re a woman in BCM, this is one workshop that you literally can’t afford to miss! “Breaking Through: Closing the Gender Pay Gap and Positioning Yourself for Salary Success” will be offered at DRI2020, which will be held March…