The American Arbitration Association (AAA) is now accepting applications for the 2016 AAA Higginbotham Fellows Program. The training component of the Program will be hosted in New York during the week of May 1, 2016 in order to coincide with the AAA's Annual Meeting. During the Program, Fellows will engage with leading ADR practitioners for an intensive week of training, seminars, and networking events. Interested candidates should visit www.adr.org/diversity to download a copy of the Program Guidelines and Application or to apply online. Applications should be received no later than January 22, 2016.
The American Arbitration Association established the AAA Higginbotham Fellows Program in 2009 in order to provide training, mentorship and networking opportunities to up and coming diverse alternative dispute resolution professionals. The AAA Higginbotham Fellows Program is a one-year program designed to offer the full breadth of the AAA resources. Now entering its eighth year, the AAA Higginbotham Fellows Program has inducted 106 Fellows with 16 Fellows successfully advancing to the AAA Panel.
Please see the attached factsheet about the AAA Higginbotham Fellows Program.