Ran Livne

The Ramon Foundation CEO Continue reading

Ran has served as CEO since June 2015.

Ran has being involved with Social entrepreneurship since 2008 and has a broad experience with establishing, promoting and operating social and business ventures.

Prior to his work as the foundation’s CEO, Ran worked for 3.5 years as the head of business development at the strategic consulting company T.A.R.A. Ran has escorted A number of  leading public enterprises in Israel: local communities, Institutions of higher education, Hospitals and Non-profit organizations.

Ran was the Chairman of the student union in Tel-Aviv university till 2001 and as a member in the governing council of the national union of Israeli students. Among the rest, Ran was one of the founders of the entrepreneurship center in Tel-Aviv University and initiate the Housing Scholarship Fund of the Tel Aviv municipality. Ran was the chairman of the board of “Dyonun” and established the community interest company – “Extra Student”.

Ran has a BA in Sociology and English Literature from Tel-Aviv university, MBA in Business Management-Global strategy from IDC Herzliya and graduated the Grubb institution’s Leadership program in London.

Aside from his work at the Ramon foundation, Ran is also a faculty member at the academic program – Global Consulting Practicum at the IDC Herzliya and Wharton school for business management in USA.

Reuven Tzemach

Manager of The Aviators Club Continue reading

39 years old, founder and director of the aviators club. Married +2, lives in the north of Israel.

Has a BA from the excellence course in Media and Political science, and a MA in Political media and Philosophy.

Reuven is a member at the YVC board of directors and has a broad experience working with teenagers.

Reuven is a lecturer for motivation, success, making personal choices etc. He was the chairman of the student union in YVC.

Reuven founded the Aviators club 9 years ago in “Gyora Yosefthal” school at Migal Ha’Emek, along with a manager and a pilot from the 117 sqardon.

Nowadays Reuven works with the Ramon foundation and manage the Aviator club in all aspects. He serves as a mentor for the entire staff of the Aviators club.

Reuven also works as a social leader in the “Arazim” school at Ramat Ishai.

Maya Golan

Head of the Spacelab Program Continue reading

Maya was born in England, nowadays she lives in Tel-Aviv. She served as an education non-commissioned officer in Warriors battalions and then as a commander in the training&course of education non-commissioned officers.

Maya has a BA from Ben Gurion University, majoring in in education and political science, and an MBA from ben Gurion University in the global program for social leadership by Mandel foundation.

Maya was a part of a delegacy of the Jewish agency to a young Judea summer camp in Texas, USA. She worked and volunteered in many NPOs, including volunteering for the past 4 years in “Sunrise” as a counselor for kids that are dealing with cancer. She worked for three years in “perach” organization as a project manager in Beer-Sheva.

Before joining the foundation, Maya led an innovative educational project in The Center for Educational Technology (CET), an NGO dedicated to the advancement of the education in the 21st Century. Nowadays Maya is the head of the Ramon foundation’s “Spacelab” program.

Emy Tzemach

Coordinator of The Aviators Club Continue reading

Emy is the Aviator’s Club project coordinator at the Ramon Foundation. She is 40 and lives in Northern Israel with her husband and two sons. She holds a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science and specializes in psychology. Emy has a great deal of experience in coordinating and managing projects. Her responsibilities at the Aviator’s Club include the nationwide coordination of the project.

Hadar Vernik

Head of The Ramon Award program Continue reading

Hadar started her work in the education field as a counselor in the youth movement – ‘The Tzufim’. She also served as an Education officer in the IDF Golani Brigade, where she built educational programs for her unit. She also served as an officer in the army reserves during the Operation “Protective Edge”.

Hadar is studying for her BA in Law at the Bar-Ilan university. She participated in an excellency program at her faculty.

Hadar volunteers at “Omek” center for social law legislative processes. She is the head of the ‘Ramon Award’ program at the Ramon foundation

Adi Kaye

SpaceLab Coordinator Continue reading

Holds a B.A in African Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies (Israel Studies and Communication), Ben Gurion University.

In recent years, established a center for primary students as part of the “Education for Excellent” in Be’er Sheva. In addition, she worked as the coordinator of at The Center for Technology in Education program: “Nachshon” a Virtual tutoring for matriculation exams.

Attended an Army Preparatory Leadership Course, in Kibutz Mitzar. Over the years she was involved in several volunteering programs in the third sector in Israel and overseas.

Shirley Dor

Chief of Staff Continue reading

Shirley holds a bachelor’s degree in logistics and economics from Bar Ilan University. She joined the Ramon Foundation to develop its operations, as well as advance the Foundation’s external relations and partnerships. Shirley’s background is in commercial sector, she has worked as development project manager in the baby toy industry, and has managed customer service projects in the cellular service field. Shirley also has a great deal of experience in corporate management, developing working models and administrative methods to boost company efficiency, and customer service relations. In her own community, Shirley is active in various projects. She volunteers at the Kiryat Ono ‘Ladies Circle’, of which she is a member. The Ladies Circle is part of a worldwide organization which benefits disadvantaged communities.