Organisational Resilience Festival
Over 5 days, from the 7th to the 11th of November 2022, Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) held a global online Organisational Resilience Festival.
Over 300 registrants represented 149 different conservation organisations from 59 different countries. The festival featured webinars, training events, panel discussions and real world experiences from practitioners, facilitators and donors.
Where possible, sessions were recorded and links to both recordings (English only) and slides are posted below.
Keynote speech: The Art of Being Ready for Anything. What is organisational resilience and why should we care?
Presenter: Tracy Hatton, Resilient Organisations
Workshop: How resilient is your organisation? Talk and Q&A with FFI’s Partnerships and Organisational Development Programme
Presenter: Martha Kimmel and Laura Owens, FFI
Webinar: Leadership Transition for Building Resilience
Presenter: Catherine Squire, INTRAC and Framework
Case Studies: What does organisational change look like in practice?
Presenters: Thiri Dae We Aung from Biodiversity And Nature Conservation Association (BANCA); Janete Agues, Raquel Amador & Rocio Moreno from Maio Biodiversity Foundation; and Nancy Ogonje from The East African Wildlife Society
Webinar: Resilience and Crisis Preparation and Response
Presenter: Laura Owens, Technical Specialist, Partnerships and Organisational Development and G Dhoot, FFI’s International Health, Safety & Security Manager
Webinar: Leading a Resilient Organisation through Change
Presenter: Radhika Kothari, GroundUp Conservation
Webinar: Facilitating Organisational Change
Presenter: Marianne Carter, FFIs Director of Conservation Capacity and Leadership
Webinar: Building Financial Resilience
Presenter: Laura Owens, FFI’s Partnerships & Organisational Development Technical Specialist, and Estrela Matilde from Fundação Príncipe
Workshop: You want funding for what? Presenting an organisational development elevator pitch for a donor
Presenter: Alerick Pacay, FFI
Panel Discussion: The role of donors in supporting CSO organisational resilience
Presenter: Kate Mastro, WCS with Matthew Cassetta, Executive Director at JRS Biodiversity Foundation; Tommy Sheridan, Conservation Networks Manager at Wildlife Conservation Network; Gemma Goodman, Head of Conservation Programmes, Synchronicity Earth; and Kama Dean Fitz, Contract Program Officer with the Organizational Effectiveness Program for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Webinar: Strength in diversity: Resilience through building networks
Presenter: Arica Hill, Environmental Awareness Group (EAG) and Martha Kimmel, FFI’s Partnerships and Organisational Development Technical Specialist
Workshop: Accessing support. A collaborative introduction to online support, networking and learning opportunities
Presenter: Co-ordinated by Laura Owens, FFI
This event was made possible through support by Arcadia –a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin