Karin Lagziel

Education in Emergency Program Director Dominica IsraAID

Speaker: Israel's Tikun Olam - Humanitarian Aid Nation

Karin holds a BA in Communication Education and Political Science with honors from Ben-Gurion University. She holds an MBA in Business Administration, specializing in Social Leadership from the Mandel Foundation.
In her previous position, Karin served as director of education programs for the humanitarian organization Israaid in Dominica. As part of her role, Karin led the creation of a national emergency education program in partnership with UN agencies and the Ministry of Education, Dominica is the first island in the Caribbean to have a national program of the Ministry of Education and emergency educational programs are implemented in all schools.
 
Karin has a rich background in developing partnerships between the social and business sectors, integrating and using advanced technologies. In the past, Karin led the penetration of learning technologies into the Haredi sector as part of the "Virtual School" project of the Institute for Educational Technology.
She served a partnership director in an education consulting firm working with the Israeli education office to provide opportunities to enhance public speaking to disadvantaged youth.
Karin was part of a team that acquired the Tel Aviv franchise for a social organization called "fun" to talk about what has recently been taboo in entrepreneurship, failures.
Today Karin serves as a senior emissary from the Jewish Agency in Manhattan, promoting relations between Diaspora Jewry and Israeli society.