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SELECT DIVERSE ARBITRATORS AND MEDIATORS
The ABA and its Women In Dispute Resolution Committee (WIDR) have shared their Directory of Diverse Mediators and Arbitrators ambar.org/widrdirectory for our Members to use in advancing their own D & I initiatives.
Women and minorities are dramatically underrepresented on arbitration and mediation rosters. Because you are in a position to direct or influence the selection of neutrals when a dispute arises in your organization, the ABA/WIDR is asking that you add diverse candidates to your arbitrator and mediator rosters and request, recommend and select diverse candidates at every opportunity. The Directory provides a bank of qualified diverse neutrals with a wide range of expertise and experience. Please share it with your colleagues. The Directory is also available at https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/marketing/dispute-resolution/2021-women-in-dispute-resolution-directory.pdf.
If you have questions or would like more information or assistance, WIDR has a community of volunteers available to help, including assistance with program material and presentation. Requests may be directed to WIDR’s Colorado representative, Suzanne Cochran,at suzanne@suzannecochranADR.com.
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