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The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center is pleased to announce its inaugural Forum on Global Resilience which will be held on March 18, 2020 in Miami, Florida.

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Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center
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February 28, 2020

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