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Wednesday, May 23 • 2:05pm - 2:25pm
Corporate Disaster Giving Best Practices

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2017 will be remembered for its seemingly endless barrage of natural disasters. With consumer and employee expectations sky-high when it comes to corporate involvement in times of trouble, how are organizations making a meaningful impact, both in immediate response and in ongoing recovery? JetBlue’s Icema Gibbs will lead a discussion with Home Depot’s Heather Prill, Team Rubicon’s Laura Atwell, JetBlue’s Penny Neferis and Habitat for Humanity's Julie Laird Davis detailing how these organizations handle everything from pre-disaster strategic planning to the formidable challenge of dealing with back-to-back crises.

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Icema Gibbs

Director - Corporate Social Responsibility, JetBlue

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Laura Atwell

Vice President of Development, Team Rubicon
Laura is the Vice President of Development for Team Rubicon, the only non-profit disaster response organization that utilizes the skills of military veterans to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. In giving veterans an opportunity to continue their service, Team Rubicon provides... Read More →
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Julie Laird Davis

Vice President Corporate and Foundation Relations, Habitat for Humanity International
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Penny Neferis

Director of Business Continuity & Emergency Response, JetBlue Airways
Penny Neferis is the Director of Business Continuity & Emergency Response at JetBlue Airways. Penny joined JetBlue in July 1999 and played a key role on the JetBlue startup team. Penny founded the Care and Emergency Response department for the New York-based JetBlue Airways and served as its first Director, developing and implementing the company’s emergency response plans... Read More →
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Heather Prill

Home Depot

Wednesday May 23, 2018 2:05pm - 2:25pm CDT
Grand Ballroom JW Marriott Chicago 151 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603