Hadass Ben Eliyahu
Scientific director of Yoda’at (She Knows)—Israel Knowledge Center on Women and Gender
Hadass focuses on inculcating gender mainstreaming among activist women groups and on developing and implementing strategies for gendered change in organizations. She has an MA in sociology from New York University and teaches gender mainstreaming in organizations in the Women and Gender Studies Program at Tel Aviv University. She has headed the research branch of the Center for Behavioral Sciences in the Israel Defense Forces. At the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute Hadass was the research coordinator of WIPS—The Center for the Advancement of Women in the Public Sphere, and with Dr. Zeev Lehrer she wrote guides for gender mainstreaming in organizations. Now Hadass is the scientific director of Yoda’at (She Knows)—Israel Knowledge Center on Women and Gender, where she leads projects in the field of gender equality, including the Gender Index and a study on invisible labor.