Desi Matel-Anderson is the Chief Wrangler at the Field Innovation Team. She shares her experience in crisis management and the power of innovation.
Welcome to Episode 5 of DirtStories. Desi Matel-Anderson is the Chief Wrangler at the Field Innovation Team. Throughout her career, Desi has helped communities both in Canada, the US and around the world respond to crises. Her team has led on-the-ground disaster relief for a variety of crises, from hurricane and windstorms to floods and fires. In this episode of DirtStories, Desi chats with Becca Grieb about how she got involved in crisis management and innovation, the importance of community, and how global crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic can help communities come together and make each of us stronger. Desi and Becca discuss the role of technology in crisis management and how every single one of us can be empowered to be decisive in times of uncertainty. Listen below or check out DirtStories on Spotify or Google Play.
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