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Loretta Raider is principal of The Raider Consulting Group, a global firm focusing on organization development and peacebuilding. She works with organizations to develop and implement effective strategies focused on their goals and preferred future. In 35 years of consulting experience, Loretta has provided a wide-range of expertise to all levels within an organization, in both the public and private sectors. Loretta’s international activities include fifteen years of experience with United Nations staff around the world in Vienna, Geneva, Addis, Nairobi, Rwanda, Santiago, Bangkok and New York delivering programs on Collaborative Negotiations, Global Diversity, Mediation, Team Building and Ethics. Throughout Europe and the United States, she trained and coached over four hundred AstraZeneca executives in state-of-the-art global leadership development programs. At the International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR) Teachers College, Columbia University, Loretta taught over 500 students playing a significant role in preparing them for careers in peace building. Loretta leads the Sierra Leone project team of Mediators Beyond Borders International. After building unity for peaceful elections in 2012 through coalition building, dialogue and conflict transformation training the elections were peaceful. The international team including local partner NGO’s are currently building sustainable peace in Sierra Leone through leadership development and conflict transformation. Programs include a leadership/empowerment program for women political leaders and aspirants, mediation training for tribal chiefs, training of trainers for community leaders and a leadership/empowerment program for youth. Having worked in twenty-five countries worldwide, Loretta brings a strong knowledge of group dynamics and organizational behavior that enables transformative change within multicultural environments. She is a founding member of the Future Search Network. Loretta is the current president of Women International Leaders (WIL), of Greater Philadelphia, Women Empowering Women as Leaders Globally.