Nearly six weeks in, Adrienne Alberts returns to the Red Cross with style and grace as our new Chief Diversity Officer. When you first meet Adrienne, she is a ball …
From the Archives – Volunteer Extraordinaire, Mabel Boardman
National Volunteer Week is April 10 to 16, 2016. From the Archives salutes Mabel Thorpe Boardman, dedicated volunteer and architect of the modern Red Cross who gave 40 years of her …
Podcast: Red Cross CEO Shares Advice From Her Career Journey
Looking for career advice? American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern shares the steps she took from corporate to education to non-profit in this new podcast with career expert …
From the Archives – African American Leadership in the Red Cross
African Americans Play Important Leadership Role In Red Cross History From the beginning, African Americans have played an important role in the mission of the American Red Cross. In …
The View from Gallery 3, Row B, Seat 1
Although you likely didn’t see me, I had the honor of attending the State of the Union speech on Tuesday night as one of several guests invited by House Speaker …
You Are Amazing
My sincere thanks for your generosity over the past ten days. The outpouring of support for the families impacted by Superstorm Sandy has been extraordinary. Whether you have given a …
Be Still My Crossword Heart
American Red Cross President and CEO Gail McGovern shares her delight at a recent NYTimes Crossword puzzle.
My Time at TEDMED
American Red Cross President and CEO shares her experience at TEDMED.
Red Cross Month: Story Time
Tears came to my eyes as I read his email. My stepson served in Iraq, and I also lost my father to cancer just before I joined the Red Cross so I could relate to his story on several levels.
Preparedness is Sexy
In the four years since they’ve been doing this, those executives have saved two lives because they were prepared with the right skills when someone needed help.