Prabha Sankaranarayan is the President and CEO of Mediators Beyond Borders International. She is committed to partnership as evidenced by the organization’s collaboration with over 120 organizations globally. She leads MBBI’s recent partnership with Rotary International, a global network of 1.2 million members, as well as with NAFCM, a North American network of over 300 mediation centers.
Prabha is a conflict transformation practitioner who has mediated, facilitated and trained in Europe, Asia, Africa North and South America. Her public and private sector work includes conflict analysis for public/private partnerships, consultation & assessment for industrial development zones, design and implementation of trainings for multinational corporations; interfaith dialogues as well as facilitation of multi-stakeholder mediations. In her capacity as CEO of MBBI she designs conflict transformation and capacity building programs around the world, serves as a consultant for companies, policy makers, governments, universities and groups engaged in civil resistance, and advises on the role of women in peace and security.
Prabha is involved in regional, national and international civic activities focused on civil liberties, violence prevention, conflict mitigation and mediation, and the recovery and rehabilitation of trauma survivors. She is an Adjunct Professor at Washington and Jefferson College. She serves on the ASEAN Regional Forum’s (ARF) Expert and Eminent Persons (EEP) Group for the US Government. Her current board appointments include VISIONS Inc. (a DEI organization in USA) and Women’s International Peace Center (WIPC in Uganda).