Deep Dive: Lessons from Natural Disasters
Last year, the US was besieged by catastrophic natural disasters that included three major hurricanes as well as wildfires, flooding, and mudslides. More than 47 million people were affected, and the damage is estimated at $300 billion. How can we use the disasters as opportunities to rethink how we rebuild, and what is the private sector’s role in recovery — and in mitigating future disasters? Join Governor Ricardo Rossello and leaders from organizations involved in Puerto Rico’s recovery to hear first-hand what’s happening on the ground as the island rebuilds.
Ricardo RosselloGovernor, Puerto Rico
Chris WomackExecutive Vice President and President of External Affairs, Southern C...
Craig McLeanAssistant Administrator for Oceanic and Atmospheric Research and Actin...
Jacquelline FullerPresident, Google.org; Vice President, Google (Festival Underwriter)
Jeff GoodellContributing Editor, Rolling Stone; Author, The Water Will Come: Risin...
Allison MorrisVice President, Corporate and Foundation Partnerships, Mercy Corps
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