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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

Maintaining Trust-Based Relationships. Member Spotlight: Brigid Inder, OBE

Who is Brigid Inder, OBE Brigid is a peacebuilder, advocate and mediator who provides advice and training to organisations in armed conflict and post-conflict situations. She is also developing a…
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A Champion of Peace Tech. Member Spotlight: Kate Keator

Who is Kate Keator Kate sees herself as a peace-builder and a connector, she considers herself as a person who loves to interact with people and make a change.  With her…
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Afghani Youth Activism. Member Spotlight: Safia Salar

Safia Salar is an Afghan student at the American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon. She has organized youth-focused activist movements and seminars in Afghanistan, and is passionate about empowering…
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Glowing as an all-round peacebuilder. Member Spotlight: Philippa Brown

For some, becoming a peacebuilder is a necessity, in a world where conflict is increasingly affecting the lives of peoples, communities and individuals. For others, it is fate or just…
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Resolving Complex Infrastructure and Environmental Disputes. Member Spotlight: Chris Kane

Chris Kane is an engineer, lawyer and mediator who works primarily in the environmental, infrastructure and climate change space. He is most passionate about working as a mediator and neutral…
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Youth Resilience and Advocacy. Member Spotlight: Jax Richards

Jax Richards is a student at Oregon State University, completing four Bachelor’s degrees in Economics, Public Policy, Political Science, and Communications. He is a Congressional Intern with the U.S. House…
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An Academic and a Practitioner. Member Spotlight: Sokfa John

Who is Sokfa John Sokfa is a researcher and mediator. He is currently finalizing projects at the University of Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa, where he has been working on the…
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Inclusivity in Mediation. Member Spotlight: Roshan Melwani

Mediation Philosophy Growing up in Hong Kong, Roshan Melwani is of mixed origin. Born to an Indian father and Chinese mother, Roshan appreciated from an early age the importance of…
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Early and Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods. Member Spotlight: Janie Winning

Who is Janie Winning and how did she begin working in mediation with ADR methods? Janie is the CEO of Winning CM Strategies. She started her education studying finance and…
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People, Peace, and Progress. Member Spotlight: Nicole Grandmont

Nicole Grandmont is a former law enforcement officer, a certified Strategic Intervention Coach and aGender Integration Trainer who has made a transition to mediation. She has a degree in Conflict…
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