Dr. Aviva Goller
Director of Development and Strategy
Aviva is VLJI’s Director of Resource Development and International Relations. She sees her role as creating opportunities locally and abroad, while building partnerships with like-minded people and organizations. Aviva was previously the Development Director at the Jerusalem International YMCA, where she engaged philanthropists, managed grants, headed campaigns and organized events. Aviva holds a PhD in Cognitive Neuropsychology from the University of Sussex in England, where her research focused on phantom limb sensations and synesthesia in amputees. She is a qualified personal trainer and group exercise instructor and taught regular courses for the Academic College at Wingate. Aviva enjoys public speaking, cooking and multicultural encounters.