Mina Vaish is the current co-chair of the MBBI- UN Global Compact (private sector engagement) and past chair of the Women in Mediation Action Group.  She has been a full-time mediator for 20 years, and has mediated some 2000 cases over the course of her career (employment, civil, human rights and family).  She has extensive experience with court connected mediation programs in Canada, international and national curriculum development and the training and mentorship of mediators.  She is active with mediation efforts around the world in several contexts and applications, including international peace mediation, mediation research and writing.  She holds a Master of Laws in Dispute Resolution from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Canada.

Area of expertise: Mediation (international, national and regional), mediation training and curriculum development, court-connected mediation program design and implementation, organizational systems design and implementation, policy writing and research.
Country of Origin: Canada
Current Residence: Canada
Languages: English, French, some conversational Spanish and Hindi