We are delighted to invite you to participate in a special event in honor of Adrienne Arsht, Executive Vice-Chair of the Atlantic Council and founder of the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center and the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, on Friday, April 1, 2022, in Washington, DC. The event will conclude with a lunch conversation focused on the future of Latin America and the Caribbean as a global priority.

The Risk & Resilience Symposium will be a high-level dialogue with thought leaders, elected officials, and celebrities on the issues of policy and society on which Adrienne Arsht has made a significant impact. This is an invitation-only, on-the-record event.

Opening comments by:

John Rogers
Chairman of the Board
Atlantic Council

A conversation with:

David Rubenstein
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman
Carlyle Group


Adrienne Arsht
Vice Chair; Founder, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center,
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
Atlantic Council


The Hon. Chris Coons
Senator (D-DE)
United States Senate

David J. Hayes
Special Assistant to the President for Climate Policy
White House Climate Policy Office

H.E. Erika Mouynes
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Republic of Panama

H.E. Juan Carlos Holguín
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Republic of Ecuador

Paula Dobriansky
Vice Chair, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security
Atlantic Council
Former Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs
Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs

Harvard University

Juan González
Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere
US National Security Council

José Andrés
Chef and Founder
World Central Kitchen

Maria Elena Salinas
Independent Journalist

Frederick Kempe
President and Chief Executive Officer
Atlantic Council

Jason Marczak
Senior Director, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center
Atlantic Council

Atlantic Council COVID-19 Guidelines & Protocols:
The Atlantic Council follows CDC guidelines in addition to extra precautions to protect its staff and guests. Effective March 1, 2022, in accordance with DC Health guidelines, masks will be encouraged but no longer required. All visitors to the Atlantic Council office at 1030 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005 must complete a COVID-19 symptom screening and provide proof of vaccination prior to entering the building (and no further than 24 hours in advance): https://atlanticcouncilrtw.powerappsportals.com/screening-questions/. If you have any questions about these guidelines, please contact the Council’s Chief Operating Officer, Julie Varghese.

The Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center broadens understanding of regional transformations and delivers constructive, results-oriented solutions to inform how the public and private sectors can advance hemispheric prosperity.

The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center will reach one billion people with resilience solutions to climate change, migration, and security challenges by 2030. We will focus our efforts on individuals, communities, and a broad spectrum of governments and institutions to help them, and their constituencies and stakeholders, better prepare for, navigate, and recover from shocks and stresses. We will help build a more resilient world.