Yair (Yaya) Fink is the founder of Lobby 99, the Israel public lobby group, and a member of the Public Council for Reconciliation. Formerly, he served as Executive Director of the Good Neighbor Association and as Chief of Staff for the Leader of the Opposition in the Knesset.
During his military service, he graduated into the infantry with honors and today serves as a Major in the Reserves. A graduate from the religious Kibbutz yeshiva, he holds an MBA from the Hebrew University.
Previously, Shany worked in the Knesset as a parliamentary adviser, spokeswoman, and director of the office for the Chairperson of the State Audit Committee, has been a manager at IDEA, the Center for Liberal Democracy, and the HeHalutz movement, and established the year of service program “Circle.” She earned a bachelor’s degree in community social work and political science from the Hebrew University.
Tel Aviv is a feminist activist and founder of the Jaffa Women’s Fund for the Advancement of Women and Gender Equality. She holds a degree in government with a minor in the politics of Israel’s Knesset.
Dorin has extensive management experience, especially in the fields of television and film and event production. She is an activist down to her very soul.
A graduate of LEAD Leadership Development in Israel, Ira is a political consultant and parliamentary assistant by training. Previously, he served as the Coordinator of the Youth Fieldwork in the office of then-Interior Minister MK Gideon Sa’ar. A social and political activist, he was one of the founders of the Yashar Party, a direct democracy party, and also served as its VP of Operations. Most recently, he managed the activities of the Center for Municipal Innovation of Local Government in Israel.
Einat is a lawyer and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in law from Tel Aviv University. She previously headed the Center for Citizen Empowerment and has about 15 years of experience in the public sector.
Or holds an MBA with a specialization in social leadership (Mandel Foundation program), as well as a BA in politics and psychology. Most recently, he was a Jewish Agency emissary to Jewish communities in northern England. He also has extensive experience in various social organizations.
He holds an MA in Organizational Sociology and a BA in Behavioral Sciences from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His most recent position was as the director of MASA’s programs in Tel Aviv, and he has long been active in a variety of social movements.
He holds a BA in Digital Communications and Rhetoric from the Sapir Academic College. Previously, he served as a media and marketing manager at the Sapir College branch of Hillel and as a director of social media for corporate and public sector clients at an advertising agency.
Originally from Ofakim, Hagar comes from the field of non-formal education.
She has been a social activist from an early age has been involved in youth councils, youth movements, and the “Lead” organization – for the development of leadership in Israel.
Yoachim holds a degree in Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy from the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya. He made Aliyah from Paris in 2013 and served as a lone soldier in the infantry. He is an Heseg foundation-scholarship for outstanding lone soldiers- alumnus, and Co-founder of the “Heseg Overseas” volunteering program.