Louise Barrington is an independent arbitrator and mediator based in Hong Kong and Toronto. She was one of the first Chartered Arbitrators in Asia and has taught and assessed for the Institute for 20 years. As one of the two founders of ArbitralWomen, she has been studying the role of women and promoting women in international dispute resolution for 25 years. In 2006 she moderated the first panel to deal with Diversity in a seminal conference entitled "The Changing Face of International Arbitration" and since then has regularly presented Diversity issues on four continents. With a grant from AAA-ICDR she led the creation of the Diversity Toolkit, and since its inauguration in late 2018 has presented it in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, as well as training others to deliver it in their own jurisdictions.