By Adrienne Arsht Center for Resilience, Atlantic Council
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We are in a period of tremendous global change. Our public institutions are struggling with challenges like climate change, cyber-attacks, terrorism, and pandemics. 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. It highlights innovative ideas about how to prepare for, manage through and bounce back from adversity – in other words, how to be resilient.
||CleanPreparedness, Prioritization, Prevention: Former Deputy Homeland Security Advisor Amy Pope on Responding to Ebola and Zika, and Preventing the Next Pandemic [Episode 7]||From its origins in a remote corner of West Africa, the 2014 Ebola pandemic quickly demanded an unprecedented response to stop a deadly disease in its tracks. As deputy homeland security advisor to former President Barack Obama, Amy Pope was at the hear||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Resilient Systems: Peter Neffenger Shares Lessons From Managing The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill to Improving Aviation Security||As Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, Deputy Incident Manager for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and throughout a 30-year Coast Guard career in which he rose to the rank of Vice Admiral, Peter Neffenger has faced the challeng||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThriving Amid Change: Chief Resilience Officer Kevin Bush on Washington DC’s Approach to Disasters and Disruptions||As Washington DC’s first chief resilience officer, Kevin Bush is confronted daily by the range of major shocks and stresses that threaten a 700,000-person, nearly 70-square mile city that is also the capital of the United States. His job: Develop cre||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGovernor, Ambassador, Secretary: Ray Mabus on His Lifetime of Service, and Why Diversity Helps Build Resilience||In his lifetime of public service, Ray Mabus has worn many hats: Navy officer, Congressional staffer, Governor of Mississippi, Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, and Secretary of the Navy. In this episode of Resilient World, Mabus discusses how repealing Don||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReady or Not? Max Brooks on How People and Societies Fail to Plan for the Worst||Max Brooks – author of the New York Times bestselling zombie novel World War Z – believes that our society is in denial about the need to prepare for real-life crises. In this episode, Brooks calls for individuals, businesses, and political leaders||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow 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||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean‘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||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|