Psychological resilience

Powerhouse Team to Launch The Leadership Program for Girls Nationally and Globally

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 1:34pm

From research, Cenca knew that while girls were outperforming boys in high school, women were still underrepresented in significant leadership positions.

Key Points: 
  • From research, Cenca knew that while girls were outperforming boys in high school, women were still underrepresented in significant leadership positions.
  • Harvard's Venture Program selected the Leadership Program for Girls in recognition of its innovation in education.
  • Carrier and Cenca explained that "The Leadership Program for Girls has the unique ability to infuse an entire school culture with leadership learning, developing confidence, resilience, and growth mindset.
  • Having The Leadership Program for Girls at SUA is preparing our students for a changing world."

Highlights - Gender perspective and Recovery and Resilience Facility - 15.06.2021 - Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:03pm

Last September the FEMM Committee has adopted an opinion on the proposal for a regulation "Establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility" where the inclusion of the gender perspective in the national plans and implementation of RRF is emphasized.

Key Points: 
  • Last September the FEMM Committee has adopted an opinion on the proposal for a regulation "Establishing a Recovery and Resilience Facility" where the inclusion of the gender perspective in the national plans and implementation of RRF is emphasized.
  • Members will debate these aspects together with Cline Gauer, DG in charge of the Recovery and Resilience Task Force.
  • Responsible for RRF together with ECFIN, Ms Gauer leads this Task Force within the commission's secretariat-general that oversees the rollout of the recovery and resilience plans, which member states are in the midst of submitting.

Press release - National recovery plans: historic opportunity for long-term sustainable growth

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 8:01pm

MEPs stress that the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) is a historic EU instrument that must not only mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but must also have a lasting impact on prosperity and help distribute growth fairly.

Key Points: 
  • MEPs stress that the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) is a historic EU instrument that must not only mitigate the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, but must also have a lasting impact on prosperity and help distribute growth fairly.
  • Such measures should help prevent and detect corruption, fraud and conflicts of interest when the funds are being used.
  • Finally, MEPs point to the Rule of Law Conditionality Regulation and stress no project can go against EU values.
  • Background

    In the resolution adopted on 20 May, Parliament called for more democratic scrutiny of national recovery strategies to actively oversee the Recovery and Resilience Facility, a stimulus package designed to help EU countries tackle the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Black Resilience in Colorado Fund Marks First Year Milestone

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 4:45pm

DENVER, Colo, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Juneteenth marks the first anniversary of the Black Resilience in Colorado (BRIC) Fund, which is housed at The Denver Foundation and born from decades of bridge-building and investments in BIPOC communities.

Key Points: 
  • DENVER, Colo, June 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Juneteenth marks the first anniversary of the Black Resilience in Colorado (BRIC) Fund, which is housed at The Denver Foundation and born from decades of bridge-building and investments in BIPOC communities.
  • There is a rich history and culture of generational strength, resourcefulness, drive and resilience in the Black community, shared LaDawn Sullivan, BRIC Fund Director and visionary.
  • "The Black Resilience in Colorado Fund is a model for philanthropy that is truly rooted in racial equity," says Javier Alberto Soto.
  • Black Resilience in Colorado (BRIC) Fund is the first Black-focused community fund established in Colorado, explicitly providing financial resources and support to Black-led and serving organizations.

Castellan Wins Continuity and Resilience Provider of the Year from The BCI

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

During a recent virtual ceremony, the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) presented Castellan Solutions with the BCI Europe Award for Continuity and Resilience Provider Service/Product 2021.

Key Points: 
  • During a recent virtual ceremony, the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) presented Castellan Solutions with the BCI Europe Award for Continuity and Resilience Provider Service/Product 2021.
  • Castellan was chosen as the award winner from a strong shortlist, which included other solution and service providers from across the business continuity industry.
  • Reasons for the choice include recognition by the awards judging panel that Castellan has taken business continuity software to a new level, helping continuity and resilience professionals in Europe (and around the world) to develop excellent business continuity management systems; integrate business continuity and operational resilience programs; and handle business continuity planning, crisis communications, and incident management all from one powerful, yet easy to use, platform.
  • The Castellan brand was launched in 2020, built from the merging of three business continuity powerhouses Assurance, Avalution, and ClearView as well as the business continuity staffing agency, BC Management.

Wellington Management and Woodwell Climate Research Center launch P-ROCC 2.0 Encouraging Companies to Disclose the Physical Location of Assets and Operations to Help Investors Better Assess Climate Risks

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 1:00pm

P-ROCC 2.0 introduces the addition of disclosing the location of physical assets associated with company operations, a crucial step to better integrate climate considerations into investment decision-making processes.

Key Points: 
  • P-ROCC 2.0 introduces the addition of disclosing the location of physical assets associated with company operations, a crucial step to better integrate climate considerations into investment decision-making processes.
  • This relatively simple, yet all-too-often absent or incomplete information, will provide investors and other stakeholders with greater understanding of a companys climate risks.
  • Progress on this front will also help address existing and pending regulatory expectations, and, ultimately, assist with resilience planning associated with climate change.
  • About Woodwell Climate Research Center:
    Woodwell Climate Research Center is an organization of renowned researchers who work with a worldwide network of partners to understand and combat climate change.

Miami Today Features Aris Papadopoulos in its Annual 'Best of Miami' Issue

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 3:17pm

MIAMI, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Action Fund (RAF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and guiding the public on creating more resilient homes and communities, announced today that it has been featured in the annual "Best of Miami" issue of Miami Today .

Key Points: 
  • MIAMI, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Resilience Action Fund (RAF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and guiding the public on creating more resilient homes and communities, announced today that it has been featured in the annual "Best of Miami" issue of Miami Today .
  • This year's theme, "Best of Miami in Recovery Mode," highlighted the people, businesses and organizations who are setting the course for the future of Miami in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Aris Papadopoulos, founder and chair of Miami-based RAF, was included in the "Making Miami Resilient" category.
  • Papadopoulos was nominated by Miami Beach Commissioner Mark Samuelian for his expertise in the field and efforts in helping the city with a long-term resilient vision project.

Comcast Advances Economic Mobility and Racial Equity in Underserved Communities Through $10 Million Investment With Inclusiv

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Racial Equity and Resilience Investment Fund builds upon the highly successful Inclusiv Resilience Grant Fund, which raised more than $1 million in grant funds for 59 minority-designated credit unions serving more than 200,000 members.

Key Points: 
  • The Racial Equity and Resilience Investment Fund builds upon the highly successful Inclusiv Resilience Grant Fund, which raised more than $1 million in grant funds for 59 minority-designated credit unions serving more than 200,000 members.
  • The unprecedented economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the long-standing racial wealth gap caused by generations of systemic racism in the United States.
  • This investment reflects our commitment to advancing pathways to economic mobility and racial equity.
  • Interested supporters with questions about the Inclusiv Racial Equity and Resilience Investment Fund can contact Cathi Kim, Director of Inclusiv/Capital, at ckim@inclusiv.org .

'Shades of Canada' Campaign is back

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 11:00am

Created to illustrate product performance and showcase shade inclusivity the campaign features 8 competing and non-competing Canadian athletes of different ages and ethnicities.

Key Points: 
  • Created to illustrate product performance and showcase shade inclusivity the campaign features 8 competing and non-competing Canadian athletes of different ages and ethnicities.
  • The campaign was inspired by Canadians across this diverse nation who exemplify strength, resilience and beauty.
  • The campaign casting reflects that same positive spirit by showcasing top athletes and their perspectives on what drives them in competition and what contributes to their success.
  • We've created meaningful content to resonate with Canadians by featuring a diverse cast and celebrating the fact that Double Wear is #MadeInYourShadeInCanada."

Farmers Insurance® Donates $1 Million to Support Team Rubicon's Disaster Response and COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 4:07pm

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Farmers Insurance today announced it has awarded veteran-led global disaster response organization, Team Rubicon, with a $1 million grant in support of the nonprofit's emergency response, long-term disaster recovery and COVID-19 vaccine accessibility efforts.

Key Points: 
  • WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Farmers Insurance today announced it has awarded veteran-led global disaster response organization, Team Rubicon, with a $1 million grant in support of the nonprofit's emergency response, long-term disaster recovery and COVID-19 vaccine accessibility efforts.
  • "As an industry leader in disaster response, Farmers Insurance has a longstanding commitment to helping customers and communities during times of crises," said Courtney Vandermause, Director of Corporate Citizenship for Farmers Insurance.
  • Farmers has partnered with Team Rubicon since 2015 as part of its philanthropic focus on disaster resilience.
  • "Farmers Insurance continues to be a valuable partner and visionary leader in supporting Team Rubicon's mission," said Jake Wood, Co-founder and CEO of Team Rubicon.