Resilient World Podcast

We are in a period of tremendous global change. Our publics and institutions are struggling with challenges like climate change, cyber-attacks, terrorism, and pandemics. Hosted by Christine Wormuth, director of the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience, Season One of Resilient World features insight and analysis about how to meet these challenges from thought leaders in fields as diverse as national security, science fiction, and public health. Every second Wednesday, Resilient World highlights innovative ideas about how to prepare for, manage through and bounce back from adversity – in other words, how to be resilient.


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Resilient World Podcast Episode 2 Admiral Thad Allen Hurricane Katrina Deepwater Horizon
JUNE 13, 2018

Episode 2: How To Manage A Crisis: Admiral Thad Allen and Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina and Deepwater Horizon

From the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, Admiral Thad Allen’s varied career saw him responding to some of the most challenging crises the United States has faced. Here, the former Commandant of the Coast Guard draws on his lifetime of leadership and disaster management expertise to discuss how to make America more resilient – from entire federal government departments right down to the individual citizen.

Resilient World Podcast Episode 1 Lisa Monaco on Terrorism and Cybersecurity
JUNE 13, 2018

Episode 1: ‘Dr. Doom’: Lisa Monaco on Tackling Transnational Threats, Terrorism, and Cybersecurity

Whether as chief of staff to then-FBI Director Robert Mueller, or President Obama’s top homeland security advisor, Lisa Monaco has spent her professional life safeguarding the United States from threats like terrorism, pandemics, and cybersecurity. In this episode, she unpacks how America should respond to the threat of religious radicalism, the ‘nightmare scenario’ of a new strain of influenza crippling our society, and how 200 billion internet-connected devices could wreak cybersecurity havoc in the coming years.