Elizabeth Fierman

Affiliated Faculty, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Seminar, Program on Negotiation
Director, CBI Chile

Elizabeth (Betsy) Fierman is a mediator, facilitator, trainer, and researcher with 10 years of experience in the field of conflict management and collaborative problem solving. She has worked with government agencies, NGOs, multilateral organizations, private companies and communities to address socio-environmental conflicts, design and implement multi-stakeholder engagement processes, and improve dialogue and negotiation skills.

Based in Chile, Betsy is director of CBI’s Chile office. She has also worked with a variety of Chilean institutions, such as Casa de la Paz Foundation and the Agency for Sustainability and Climate Change. She has taught courses on alternative dispute resolution at the Universidad de Chile and the Pontifica Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, to both undergraduates and executive education students.

Betsy holds a Master’s Degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and a Bachelor’s Degree​​from Haverford College. She is a certified mediator by the State of Massachusetts, and is a certified facilitator for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations. A native of Boston, USA, she is bilingual in English and Spanish.


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