Tal Goldman - Shahar was born and raised in Israel and is currently living in San Francisco. She is the Regional Director of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) San Francisco.
After completing her service in the Israeli Army as Captain, Tal received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Working and a Master's degree in Social Leadership MBA from the Ben Gurion University. Tal worked in the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews as a Programs Department Director. She also worked as the director of Ben Gurion University's student leadership programs. Prior to that role,Tal was one of the founders of the Israeli organization "Osim Shinui".
During the last few years Tal has been focusing on leading teams, establishing processes and strategies related to social matters and public policies. She is the mother of Adam and Alma and the wife of Or Shahar.