Britt K. Sheinbaum, M.A., M.N.R., Conflict Resolution Expert, Wilmington, NC

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Britt K. Sheinbaum

General Overview

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.

Business Experience

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.


  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Large group facilitation and meeting moderation
  • Community mediation
  • Mediation training
  • Public and private sector organizations
  • Environmental 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
  • Certified Mediator, North Carolina Superior Court

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