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VIRTUAL MEETING: Female Traveler Safety And Its Increased Importance During A Global Pandemic

September 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Does your organization’s Travel Policy provide special consideration for the safety of Female Travelers, particularly lone Female Travelers?

This presentation will include an in-depth overview of real life case studies from actual calls and global events which have impacted female travelers.  Hear from Ali Culp, the Director of the Response Operations Center at WorldAware, as she presents true case studies.  This comprehensive presentation will also include practical safety advice for all travelers but particularly of importance to the female traveler such as:

  • Situational awareness when traveling
  • Transportation and hotel guidance
  • Avoidance of scams and crime
  • Travel health considerations


Many organizations have updated their travel policies during the pandemic as there are fewer available choices for travelers and fewer choices may create a less safe environment for all travelers.

Schedule of the meeting:

  • 12:00-12:05 p.m. - Welcome to virtual meeting
  • 12:05-12:25 p.m. - Actual case studies with Ali Culp
  • 12:25-12:45 p.m. - Female traveler safety standards/advice with Laura Angelone
  • 12:45-12:50 p.m. - Question and answer
  • 12:50-1:00 p.m. Philadelphia BTA Chapter presentation


Laura Angelone is currently the Mid-Atlantic regional director for WorldAware based in the Philadelphia area; she has worked in the global assistance, security and intel field for over 15 years.  Laura works with multinational organizations, NGOs, government agencies and colleges and universities through-out the Mid-Atlantic region on their travel risk management and duty of care programs.  Ms. Angelone presents at workshops and seminars throughout the United States, as well as globally, on overseas safety and travel risk management.  Ms. Angelone is a graduate of Temple University, holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in History.


Ali Culp is currently the Director of the Response Operations Center (ROC) for WolrdAware based in Annapolis, Maryland.  Ali began her career with iJET, now WorldAware in 2012 as a Response Coordinator.  In 2016, she transitioned to the role of the Manager of the ROC where she oversaw the day to day of the team.  She assisted with call handling, quality assurance, as well as recruiting, hiring, and training new RC’s.  In her current role, she is responsible for the leadership and direction of the Global Assistance & Response, Response Operations Center, and its staff, providing 24/7 professional response, security assistance, medical, and other specific services to our clients and partners.  The ROC supports clients through dedicated crisis hotlines, Critical Monitor, and Critical Outreach as well as through our mobile app platforms.  Additional support is provided to clients during implementation where she recommends best practice guidelines to build response protocols that effectively meet their operational needs.

Previous to iJET/WorldAware, Ali worked for Dynasplint Systems, Inc. as a reauthorization specialist for six years.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications with a concentration in Advertising, Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Communication from Towson University.

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