Atlantic Council Launches Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center

The Atlantic Council announced a $25-million gift from business leader and philanthropist Adrienne Arsht to endow the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience. The Center, which recently received a $30-million grant from The Rockefeller Foundation, will be renamed the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center effective May 1.

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Wed, Mar 4, 2020

Atlantic Council press call: The global, domestic, and local impacts of the coronavirus on economies, risk, and communities

As the coronavirus continues to infect patients at a rapid rate, global markets have been jolted and local communities are being forced to take extraordinary measures to limit the spread of the virus. What is the latest on the US response? How will China’s economy—the world’s second largest—be impacted in the short- and long-term? What do businesses need to be thinking about as they confront a possible pandemic? And how are local communities in the US preparing? Thomas Bossert, Leland Miller, Chris Snider, James Murley, and Kathy Baughman McLeod​​​​​​​ unpack the latest on the response to the coronavirus and its deepening impacts.

Press and members call

Tue, Jan 21, 2020

“Go forth and set the world on fire”

As the world rages around the raging fires, I have to wonder: Is this the moment where we will finally see the forest for the trees? Why are we continuing to look into a crystal ball, as if the climate crisis is somehow our future, when it’s so glaringly clear that it is our present?

Blog Post by Kathy Baughman McLeod

Australia Climate Change & Climate Action

Fri, Nov 16, 2018

Waiting for Eden Book Celebration & Launch of the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience Bookshelf

On November 16th, the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience launched its Resilience Bookshelf, which highlights prescient, compelling, and thought-provoking stories in which resilience is a central theme. Individual resilience lies at the heart of all the Bookshelf’s content, providing lessons for how to translate the concept of resilience into action against the range of major, […]

Event Recap by Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience

Tue, Sep 18, 2018

SURGING SHORES – Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience Tabletop Discussion

On September 18th, the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience convened a private, senior-level tabletop exercise in Newport, Rhode Island, to explore ways of better building resilience into our systems before the next disruption. The discussion, entitled SURGING SHORES and enabled by a simulation tool developed by Dutch digital infrastructure modeling company SIM-CI, elicited from participants […]

Event Recap by Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience

Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Ready and Resilient: A Discussion with FEMA Deputy Administrator for Resilience Dr. Daniel Kaniewski

On July 17, the Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience hosted Dr. Daniel Kaniewski, deputy administrator for resilience at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public event to discuss FEMA’s response to the 2017 hurricane season, its four-year strategic plan, and its new FEMA Resilience organization – a major new initiative aimed at better […]

Event Recap by Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience

Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Wormuth Testifies Before Senate Foreign Relations Committee on “Using Force: Strategic, Political, and Legal Considerations”

Read the full testimony here.

In the News by Christine Wormuth

Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Smarter Faster: The power of resilience after 9/11

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Fri, Mar 31, 2017

Resilience in International Policy

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Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Alice Hill on Resilience Policy

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Thu, Mar 16, 2017

“The Show Must Go On”

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