Linda Toyo Obayashi, attorney mediator, is currently the Senior Mediation Officer for The World Bank Group Internal Justice System. Obayashi’s experience as a mediator includes cases involving employment, commercial, and domestic matters. Ms. Obayashi has mediated well over 1000 cases for state and federal courts and agencies. A few of the rosters she has served on include: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Congress-Office of Compliance, and the Federal Shared Neutrals Program. She has also provided training to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of the Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Department of Agriculture.
Linda Toyo Obayashi was a Keynote Speaker at the IAFOR North American Conference on the Social Sciences 2104 (NACSS2014) and the IAFOR North American Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment 2014 (NACSEE2014). In her Keynote Speech Ms. Obayashi discusses how mediators can help resolve workplace conflicts. The interdisciplinary field of Conflict Resolution continues to evolve and offers a variety of options designed to manage and resolve conflict. Specifically, mediation in the United States and beyond is increasingly recognized as being an efficient and effective tool for saving time and money. Many organizations, agencies, and court systems around the world embrace the process.