30 June 2020

Cherine Foty (Jones Day) has been selected to the Board of Directors of ArbitralWomen

Global Disputes Senior Associate in the Paris Office of Jones Day Cherine Foty, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of ArbitralWomen for the 2020-2022 term.

ArbitralWomen is an international non-governmental organisation for the promotion of women and diversity in international dispute resolution. Over the past 27 years, ArbitralWomen has developed many programmes and opportunities to support and promote women in international dispute resolution as well serving as a leader in the efforts to overcome gender bias in the legal profession.

“Louise Woods is an excellent choice for Vice President. She brings years of experience on the Board as well as the Executive Committee of ArbitralWomen, having most recently served as Secretary of the Board. She is also responsible for the launch of ArbitralWomen’s Parental Mentorship Programme among her many contributions. I look forward to partnering with Louise to lead ArbitralWomen in the 2020 Term and working with such a diverse and experienced group of arbitration practitioners on the 2020 Board", said Louise Woods, Partner at Vinson & Elkins in London, who will assume the role of Vice President. “I am thrilled to have been selected to serve as Vice President this term and look forward to continuing the important work that ArbitralWomen does. I am joined on the Board by some very accomplished women whom I have no doubt will contribute enormously to our efforts".

Cherine previously served on the Young ArbitralWomen Steering Committee before being elected to the Board. The 2020 Executive Board also includes Gaelle Filhöl, Managing Partner at Betto Perben Pradel Filhol, who will serve as Secretary, Juliette Fortin, Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting, who will stay on as Treasurer, Amanda Lee, Consultant at Seymours in London, who will serve as Communications Director, and co-founders Louise Barrington and Mirèze Philippe.

This will be the next ArbitralWomen Board of Directors:

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