Avital Elfant Filler, community development and partnership manager at Hackaveret, dedicates her time towards cultivating and building a thriving Social Innovation Ecosystem.
Born and raised in Israel, Avital studied Business and International Relations at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and received her M.A in Public Policy from Tel Aviv University.
She has spent many years working in informal education and the building of young professional leadership. She spent time at the Supreme Court, in several projects at the Jewish Agency, as the Central Shlicha of the Conservative Youth Movement in the USA, and as the Educational Project Manager of Masa Israel Journey.
Avital joined JDC to fulfill her vision to develop and implement social innovation and entrepreneurship in order to improve the lives of under-privileged populations throughout Israel and the world.
Avital lives in Tzur Hadassa (Jerusalem Mountain area), with her husband Yigael, a musician and actor, and her 3 daughters.