Shlomit Amichai /
Education Policy Program Fellow
Ms. Amichai serves as the Director-General of ELKA, the Human Resources Development Association of JDC-Israel, and heads the organization’s Division for Volunteers and Philanthropy. She holds a B.A. in History and Political Science from Hebrew University, and an M.A. in Educational Administration from Tel Aviv University. In the past, Amichai has held various positions at the Ministry of Education, including Department Director in the Ministry’s Budget Division, Director of the Examinations Division, responsible for implementation of the Harari Report on the Advancement of Science and Technology, Deputy Director of the Pedagogic Administration, Deputy Director-General for Administration, and Assistant Director-General and head of the Teaching Personnel, Training and Professional Development Administration. In addition, she served as Director-General of the Ministry of Education from 1999-2001. During her years of service, Amichai has worked on various committees and headed the Ministry’s Tenders and Purchases Committee.