In light of ArbitralWomen’s expanding marketing activities, we recently added five AW members to our Marketing Committee: Saadia Bhatty (London), Vanessa Alarcon Duvanel (Geneva), Natalia Otlinger (London), Rekha Rangachari (New York) and Umika Sharma. These new members of the Marketing Committee will contribute to the work led by AW Board Marketing Co-Directors Laurence Burger and Alexandra Johnson as well as the significant marketing activities performed by other AW Board Members.
|Saadia Bhatty is counsel in the international dispute resolution team at Gide Loyrette Nouel’s London Office where she advises and represents states and private entities. She is an Avocat à la Cour and an attorney admitted to the New York bar. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, the Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris, and the Ecole Normale Supérieure. She is President of Harvard Women in Defense, Diplomacy and Development.
|Vanessa Alarcon Duvanel is an associate in the international arbitration group at White & Case S.A. Based in Geneva, she represents parties in commercial arbitration proceedings and acts as an arbitrator. She speaks four languages and is admitted to the Bars of Geneva and New York. She is the Secretary of the European Advisory Board of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR).
|Natalia Otlinger is a PR and Engagement Executive at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London, where she was responsible for interviewing the subjects of the #CIArbWomeninADR campaign. She holds an MA from the University of Law, London and a master’s from the University of Silesia, Poland. Fluent in Polish and English, she coaches the University of Silesia’s Vis Moot team and previously worked as assistant to a construction arbitrator and adjudicator
|Rekha Rangachari is Executive Director of the New York International Arbitration Center. Her leadership roles include serving as Co-Chair of the NYSBA DRS’ International Disputes Resolution Committee and as a Board Member of the New York Coalition of Women’s Initiatives. She serves as an adjunct professor at St. John’s School of Law and Seton Hall Law School teaching commercial arbitration. She is admitted to the New York Bar and is trilingual in English, Tamil and Spanish.
|Umika Sharma is an Indian-qualified lawyer and is presently working as a legal trainee at the Asian International Arbitration Centre, Kuala Lumpur. She holds a BBA LLB from India and an LLM in Comparative and International Dispute Resolution from the Queen Mary University of London. Fluent in English and Hindi, during her studies, Umika completed internships with the Supreme Court of India and the High Court of Delhi.