Facilitation and Mediation Skill Building

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Date(s) - 01/22/2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


_sidebar_258On January 22nd  the Division of Student Affairs and Office of Equity and Inclusion will be bringing Carol Stewart to present a workshop on Facilitation and Mediation Skill Building from 1pm-4pm in Usdan 110 . This training will be invigorating and truly dynamic as it explores true facilitation and mediation skill building. Space is limited and only 20 students may attend this session so please e-mail ecardona@wesleyan.edu  by Wednesday January 20th if you would like to attend this training workshop.

Carol Stewart has served as an Ombudsperson since 2007 and is currently the ombudsing for Mount Holyoke and Hampshire Colleges, where she functions to help foster an atmosphere of fundamental fairness within these college communities. Prior to her appointments as ombudsperson she served for 5 years as a project manager in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts where she also completed her master’s in public policy and public administration in 2009.

Carol’s background includes more than 14 years of community-based conflict management work in New York City where she worked with community-based mediation programs as a mediator,trainer, and administrator, most recently as director of mediation services at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center in New York City. Empowering people to make decisions for themselves — helping them to clearly think about their options and leaving the decision making up to them–has been and continues to be a hallmark of her work. Carol is a certified member of the International Ombudsmen Association and a current member of the Association for Conflict Resolution (formerly the Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution).


Jennifer Roach is the Civic Engagement Fellow in Allbritton for the academic year 2015-2016. She is a recent Wesleyan alumni, class of 2014. Since graduating, she has moved to Hartford to continue developing Summer of Solutions Hartford, an urban farming internship program she worked on during her time at Wesleyan.