Lena Abbou

Lena Abbou

9th Session
After receiving her double degree in Law and Geography from La Sorbonne, Lena joined the Middle East and Peace Process Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the IGF program. There she coordinated peace projects between both civil societies, and took part in water negotiations over the Jordan river.

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Stephanie Adickman

Stephanie Adickman

1st Session
Stephanie has over 7 years’ experience developing partnerships and mobilizing resources to address the world’s most persistent development and health challenges.

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Diane Be'ery

Diane Be'ery

1st Session
Hailing originally from Los Angeles, Diane completed her BA in Political Science at the University of California at San Diego. Shortly thereafter Diane attended IGF and decided to make aliyah.

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Mirjam Alba

Mirjam Alba

1st Session
Mirjam was born in Hungary and studied International Relations at the Corvinus University in Budapest. During her studies she was active in different Jewish youth organizations.
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Meghan Bellaiche Alcon

Meghan Bellaiche Alcon

7th Session
Meghan is very much a kid at heart. Continually curious about each person she meets, always amazed by the world where she lives.

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Yoni Bain

Yoni Bain

5th Session
Yoni Bain was born and raised in Los Angeles. He earned his BA in psychology from NYU in 2010, and participated in IGF’s 5th session, from 2010 to 2011.

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Ilia Barboutev

Ilia Barboutev

8th Session
Ilia is currently working as a Tutor and a Researcher at Leiden University where he teaches an undergraduate course on Peace-building after Conflict.

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Daniel is 33 years old and was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He holds a degree in Political Science from Buenos Aires University.

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Jonathan Benedek

6th Session
Jonathan committed himself to moving to Israel after completing a gap year of study in Israel before college, at Yeshivat Lev HaTorah in 2006.

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Erica Bergstein

9th Session
Erica has been working in the health care field in various health policy and program management roles for the past eight years.

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Olga Bermant

4th Session
Since making aliyah 5 years ago, Olga has been part of the Israeli investment community and the high-tech ecosystem.

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Esther Brilliant

1st Session
Esther is an attorney at the Pima County Public Defender’s Office in Tucson, Arizona.  She has been practicing indigent defense since 2012.

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