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…

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist from the WBCM Committee

The 2019 hurricane season is already here, and according to weather forecasts, up to four major storms could form. We are all familiar with the basics of hurricane preparedness, such as monitoring weather advisories, validating employees’ contact information, and having…

Spotlight on Women in BCM: Chloe Demrovsky

The Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) committee shines a spotlight on accomplished women in resilience. For the inaugural issue of the DRI Foundation e-newsletter, members of the WBCM committee conducted interviews with some of these women. Chloe Demrovsky is President…

Women in BCM Mentorship: Bring Your Expertise to This Exciting Program

In 2018, WBCM rolled out a pilot mentorship program with 10 pairs of mentors/mentees; created a Latin American WBCM chapter based out of São Paulo, Brazil; and published interviews of women for the Spotlight on Women in Business Continuity segment. …

Spotlight on Women in BCM: AnneMarie Staley

The Women in Business Continuity Management (WBCM) committee shines a spotlight on accomplished women in resilience. For the inaugural issue of the DRI Foundation e-newsletter, members of the WBCM committee conducted interviews with some of these women. WBCM’s Diane Doering interviewed AnneMarie…