Britt K. Sheinbaum, M.A., M.N.R., Conflict Resolution Expert, Wilmington, NC
Britt is a skilled mediator with an aptitude for recognizing common ground and facilitating meaningful communication, informed by a lifetime of personal and professional experience. Born and raised overseas as a child of diplomatic parents and having travelled extensively throughout the world, the development of mutually beneficial collaborative solutions among diverse groups are core tenets of her operational methodology.
Britt believes that a calm, centered approach to listening to people helps them find their own words to communicate and build better relationships.
Britt currently serves the State of North Carolina as a certified Superior Court mediator, as well as teaching courses in domestic U.S. and international mediation, and on water conflicts, as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Public and International Affairs at the University of North Carolina – Wilmington. She also facilitates an annual mediation workshop at Tel Aviv University in Israel. Prior to launching a career as a mediator, she worked for many years building partnerships between public policy makers and experts in the international water management, treatment and technology field.
Large group facilitation and meeting moderation
Public and private sector organizations
Master of Natural Resources (M.N.R.), Water Conflict Management & Transformation, Oregon State University
Master of Arts (M.A.) Conflict Resolution & Mediation, Tel Aviv University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), International Affairs & Business Management, Sweet Briar College
Certified Superior Court Mediator, North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission
International Mediation Diploma, Tel Aviv University
Conflict Analysis Certification, United States Institute for Peace
Natural Resources Leadership Academy, Oregon State University
Water Leader, WEF Water Leadership Institute
Adjunct Professor, University of North Carolina – Wilmington, M.A. Program in Conflict Management & Resolution
Trainer, Tel Aviv University, International MA Program in Conflict Resolution & Mediation