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The Path to IAM Membership: The Process

The Path to IAM Membership: The Process

Members of the International Academy of Mediators feel privileged to be peers with many of the most knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated mediators in the world. Many of us, though, may not be sure of the process for becoming an IAM member. What exactly is the process for joining? And what are the minimum requirements for membership? Bringing qualified new members into the Academy is important to encourage diversity, for long-term sustainability of the organization, and to rejuvenate our collective spirit. We all appreciate having been recruited to join. We now hope to pay that forward in a way that will enable IAM to continue to thrive for decades to come.
Webinar Wednesdays: Seeking Presenters and Shaking Up the 2019 Schedule

Webinar Wednesdays: Seeking Presenters and Shaking Up the 2019 Schedule

The IAM Mentorship Committee began hosting Webinar Wednesdays a few years ago modeled after conference Juntos utilizing the Zoom.com platform. The webinars have been presentation and discussion based. In 2019, the Webinar Committee is shaking up the format and there will be two different formats for Webinar Wednesdays. One month will be a presentation and discussion based webinar. The next month will be a Professional Development Group (PDG) meeting.
The Naked Truth about Settling Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Era: The Public Interest in Disclosure v. the Private Value of Confidentiality

The Naked Truth about Settling Sexual Harassment Cases in the #MeToo Era: The Public Interest in Disclosure v. the Private Value of Confidentiality

Times are changing and both employees and employers are taking note: In 2018, sexual harassment is not tolerated. Between the #MeToo movement and the #TimesUp phenomenon, cases involving sexual harassment are being settled in record numbers.