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Meet Our Team

Forum Dvorah's team come from a variety of different professional backgrounds in the fields of policy and national security, with immense experience between them.

Our founders and board members have all been movers and shakers and many have shattered glass ceilings..

Our board members and founders all operate on a voluntary basis.


Dr. Shira Efron

Board Member

Senior Researcher, Institute for National Security Studies; Special Advisor on Israel at RAND Corp.


Dr. Idit Shafran-Gittleman

Board Member

Director of the Military and Society Program at the Israel Democracy Institute

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Brig. Gen. (res.) Sharon Nir

Chairperson of the Board

Former Gender Adviser to the IDF Chief of Staff; Lecturer at Reichman University


Mor Yahalom

Board Member

Senior Advisor to the Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister


Alina Shkolnikov-Shvartsman

Board Member

Program Officer for Impact Entrepreneurship, Edmond de Rothschild Foundation

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Tanyah Murkes

Executive Director

Advisor on foreign policy and public diplomacy with over 18 years of experience in Israel and abroad


Dr. Einat Ronen

Board Member

Head of Cross-Sector Partnerships in the Prime Minister’s Office

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Lt. Col. (res.) Ayala Hanegbi

Board Member

Former Head of Policy at the Ministry of Intelligence Services