As we enter a new decade, the global challenges that we face are more complex, frequent and intense than ever. The Center’s mission is to reach One Billion People with resilience solutions to urgent challenges including natural disasters, migration, extreme heat and water/food insecurity by 2030. But this cannot be done alone.
At this Forum the discussions will explore proven, innovative and scalable solutions – and discover a new appreciation for what it means to be resilient. The Forum on Global Resilience is an invitation-only event featuring thought leaders, experts and influencers from a variety of backgrounds.
Confirmed speakers include:
Adrienne Arsht, Executive Vice Chair, Atlantic Council
Kathy Baughman McLeod, Director, Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center, Atlantic Council
Deborah L. Birx, M.D., U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator & U.S. Special Representative for Global Health Diplomacy, The United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, U.S. Department of State
Walter Cotte, Regional Director, International Federation of the Red Cross, Americas Zone
José Díaz-Balart, Anchor of Noticias Telemundo/NBC Nightly News Saturday
Chance Glasco, Co-Founder, Doghead Simulations and Founding Member, Call of Duty
Jeff Goodell, New York Times Best-Selling Author and Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone Magazine
Ekhosuehi Iyahen, Secretary General, Insurance Development Forum
Mitchell Kaplan, Founder, Books & Books
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council
Richard Kurin, Distinguished Scholar and Ambassador-at-Large, Smithsonian Institution
Somini Sengupta, Author The End of Karma – Hope and Fury Among India’s Young and Award-Winning New York Times International Climate Reporter
Liz Yee, Chief of Staff, Rockefeller Foundation