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Member Spotlights

MBBI calls its members Peace Builders. Our members contribute their time utilizing their skills and experiences to participate in Working and Regional Groups, and Capacity-Building & Advocacy Initiatives. We hope that through our Spotlights, our members, individually and collectively, will inspire you as much as they inspire us to continue the important work.

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A growing number of international requests reach MBBI for partnerships, services, and projects. Help us build our capacity to say “yes” to these requests; consider joining us as a Peace Builder. For more information on how to become involved and for internship and volunteer opportunities, please visit our Join Us page or contact us at info@mediatorsbeyondborders.org.

Our Peace Builders

The Power of Facilitative Dialogue in Mediation. Member Spotlight: Raye Rawls

Raye Rawls is an award-winning registered mediator, arbitrator, and dialogue facilitator. She was introduced to mediation during her first year of law school at Georgia State University “a long, long…
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Youth-Centric Peacebuilding. Member Spotlight: Emma Nowotny

Emma Nowotny joined MBBI in 2017 – a native of Bolivia, Emma is currently in Lisbon, Portugal doing her Master’s in Psychology of Global Mobility, Inclusion, and Diversity in Society.…
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Dispute System Design and Traditional Conflict Resolution. Member Spotlight: Nicholas Sadhu

Nicholas Sadhu has almost 25 years of experience as a lawyer and mediator. Born and raised in Fiji, he now lives in Sydney, Australia, and works as a Dispute Resolution…
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Mediation in the International Realm. MBBI Member Spotlight: Richard Lutringer

Richard Lutringer, a “recovering lawyer” by his own description, is an IMI, MC3, CEDR certified mediator. He focuses on helping small to large family-owned and other closely-held businesses. Formerly a…
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Mediation in Indonesia, A Leadership Perspective. Member Spotlight: Fahmi Shahab

Fahmi Shahab has a background in law and economics. After he graduating he joined a career in private banking as a credit officer for four years. Around 1998, Indonesia entered…
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Transforming Conflict Before it Goes to Court. Member Spotlight: Mary Leichliter

“The reason why I am passionate about this work is because I think we should be having those difficult conversations more frequently, and mediation provides exactly that opportunity, that container…
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The Intersections of Mediation: Member Spotlight: Wayne Marriott

Wayne is a dispute resolution practitioner based in Christchurch, New Zealand. He established Fleetwood Group Limited in 2002 to design restorative practices, conflict management, and dispute resolution processes for individuals…
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Raising the Light to Justice. Member Spotlight: Becci Crane

“Tell the universe your plans and watch them laugh” Becci Crane graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BA in English and a minor in Cultural Anthropology. Upon graduation, “people…
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Serving and Teaching Justice in a Divided Society. MBBI Spotlight: Pamela Struss

Pamela Struss began her career working as a probation officer at Dallas County Community Supervision after completing her Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of Texas Arlington. Dealing with…
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Reinventing Yourself Through Mediation. Member Spotlight: Gabor Farkas

An Indirect route to mediation It all began when Gabor Farkas worked as a bouncer at a nightclub in Geneva, Switzerland. He began mediation in a very indirect route, mediating…
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