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S1E29 ENCORE: Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook

September 3, 2019 | 32 min listen

I was motivated by the idea [of] social connections being an important component of bouncing back. That’s what resilience is: bouncing back and being stronger the next time.

In recognition of National Disaster Preparedness Month, Pro Bono Perspectives is revisiting Danielle Holly’s conversation with Facebook Director of Global Impact Partnerships Marcy Scott Lynn. One of many CSR projects Marcy has implemented at Facebook is the Safety Check feature, which allows users to notify their networks that they are safe following a natural or man-made disaster. In a world that is increasingly isolating, Marcy reflects, Facebook is uniquely positioned to bring people together in times of crisis and fortify communities against disasters.

To learn more about Facebook’s CSR and social impact work, visit newsroom.fb.com/company-info.

Episode 29: Marcy Scott Lynn