Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 24: Erica Tavares, International Medical Corps

Joining Forces for Disaster Relief
Jun 25, 2019 9:00 AM ET
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In this episode, we turn back the clock to October 2018 when the world was recovering from several major natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence in the U.S. and the September earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia. Host & Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly and International Medical Corps (IMC) Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Erica Tavares take this opportunity to explore cross-sector partnerships focused on disaster relief. Erica shares her experiences working on skilled volunteering projects such as a partnership with JPMorgan Chase to maintain and scale IMC’s emergency field hospital. Danielle and Erica also discuss the importance of taking the time to invest in long-term partnerships and the increased emphasis on disaster preparedness in addition to immediate relief efforts.

To learn more about International Medical Corps, visit internationalmedicalcorps.org.