Preparing for Hurricane Season

For some people, June means the end of school and the beginning of vacation season. For many NPLI participants, however, June marks the commencement of hurricane season. Leading the public is an essential component in preparing for large storms and resilience in their aftermath. Rich Serino, Cohort I, former Deputy Administrator at FEMA, and current Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the NPLI, recently sat down with Juliette Kayyem to discuss hurricane…

Leaders in Cohort XIV are Off and Running

Fifty senior professionals from across the public, private, and non-profit sectors gathered in Cambridge last week for the opening session of NPLI Cohort XIV program on crisis leadership. The week began with the naming of Alice Hill (Cohort VIII, at right with Dr. Lenny Marcus) of the White House National Security Council Resilience Policy Directorate as Meta-Leader of the Year 2015 for her work with President Obama on climate change.…

NPLI Faculty Respond to Recent Terror Attacks

The world has been rocked by recent attacks in Beirut, Baghdad, and most recently, Paris. Faculty and guest speakers from the NPLI have been among the most widely quoted experts. Here is a summary of their comments. NPLI founding Co-Director Leonard Marcus has been active with local Boston media on the topic. Links to those stories were not available as of the time of this post. However, Marcus provided this…