Title: Ombuds Program Coordinator
Elise Ramos is a mediator and Program Coordinator at MWI. She oversees different projects and teams, develops training material for organizations, and conducts organizational climate surveys and reports for different clients. Elise holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Utrecht University in the Netherlands and a Master’s degree in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from Columbia University. In 2020, Elise earned certifications in mediation and cross-cultural negotiation from ESSEC Business School in Paris. In 2022, she completed MWI’s advanced mediation training, became a member of the International Ombuds Association, and completed IOA’s ombuds training, Foundations of the Organizational Ombuds course. In the past, Elise worked designing participatory action research workshops to guide social transformation in conflict-prone settings. She is fluent and comfortable working in English, Spanish, and Dutch.