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Intern with BlueDot!

December 2, 2019

BlueDot Strategies is hiring an intern for the Spring 2020 semester! This position will be a short-term mid-tier level internship with BlueDot Strategies, a DC-based, veteran-owned, women-led communications firm. We are seeking a candidate to provide support in communications, administration, and policy development support, while we, in turn, provide experience in the areas of communications,…

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Digital Diplomacy Bootcamp – January 27 & 28, 2020

November 13, 2019

Developed for public sector and embassy personnel, the Digital Diplomacy Bootcamp is designed to provide hands-on training for creating and implementing digital strategies for foreign ministries, embassies and international institutions. Conducted by leading experts in the field, the Digital Diplomacy Bootcamp is a unique experience that will build the skills of communications and public diplomacy…

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VIDEO: Lars Anderson on MSNBC Live with Craig Melvin regarding Hurricane Dorian

September 5, 2019

BlueDot Founder Lars Anderson was featured on MSNBC Live with Craig Melvin to discuss the affects of Hurricane Dorian on the East Coast and how FEMA and the states’ emergency managers are predicted to assist.  

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VIDEO: Lars Anderson on MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell regarding Hurricane Dorian

September 2, 2019

Lars Anderson, BlueDot’s Founding Partner, joined Lawrence O’Donnell on The Last Word to discuss the events leading up to Hurricane Dorian and how the federal and state governments would and should respond.  

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CNN

As Dorian approaches, BlueDot Founder says to prepare for the worst

August 31, 2019

Below is an excerpt from an opinion piece by BlueDot Strategies’ founding partner Lars Anderson, a former FEMA official and crisis management expert. The piece was featured on CNN.com.     “Hurricanes in the North Atlantic have increased in intensity, frequency, and duration over the last four decades, and the cost of these disasters has…

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BlueDot Founder sits on Digital Diplomacy panel at French Embassy

May 21, 2019

Moira Whelan, BlueDot Founding Partner, was featured on a panel for the 2019 French Series hosted by the Embassy of France on Tuesday, May 21st. This year’s panel series, an annual event at the embassy, addressed the matter of failing diplomatic exclusivity of international communications. The French Embassy promoted the panel series indicating that social…

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USA Today

BlueDot senior advisor says Congress needs to fix NFIP, stop paying for today’s disasters with tomorrow’s money

November 20, 2018

This is an excerpt from an article co-authored by Craig Fugate, senior adviser at BlueDot Strategies. For the second year in a row, hurricane season has deliveredunprecedented devastation. Communities across the southeastern United States face a challenging recovery after Hurricanes Florence and Michael destroyed homes, schools, and businesses with record-setting flooding and winds. Florence cost…

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Politico

Politico Birthday of the Day: Moira Whelan

November 5, 2018

BlueDot Founder Moira Whelan was featured on the Politico PlaybookPlus’s Birthday of the Day! How/where are you celebrating your birthday and with whom? “This is a big week for us. My brave kids are overcoming their fears and indulging me with a spin on the National Harbor Ferris Wheel. The next day is my daughter’s…

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BlueDot Founder: ‘Trump needs to show empathy and set expectations’ about Florence

September 19, 2018

Lars Anderson, BlueDot Founder, was a guest on MSNBC with Hallie Jackson in the days following the devastation of Hurricane Florence. President Donald Trump arrived via Air Force One at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in Havelock, North Carolina to visit the communities recently impacted by Florence. Based on history, Anderson pleaded for the…

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MSNBC

VIDEO: Lars Anderson explains how FEMA is preparing for Hurricane Florence’s hit in NC

September 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolinas’ coastline, Stephanie Ruhle speaks with a former senior FEMA official about what measures the organization will take to prepare for when Florence makes landfall. Fmr. FEMA Official’s top concern: people who did not evacuate As Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolinas’ coastline, Stephanie Ruhle speaks with a former senior FEMA…

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