Bridge to the Future was founded in 2005, and is now part of the KAMA division of Oranim College. Oranim is one of the leading teacher training institutes in Israel, and the KAMA division specialises in combining learning & fieldwork to advance leadership, community cohesion, and ecological sustainability.
For a link to the Hebrew version of the KAMA website, click here.
Talia Omer is BTF’s manager. Before joining BTF, she held senior positions in the Galilee Development Authority and the Ministry for the Development of the Periphery, the Negev and the Galilee. Talia specializes in leading change-generating processes through cooperation between government ministries, municipal authorities, the third sector and the business sector. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Eyal Bar is BTFs community development worker for the Beit Shean program. Eyal has spent many years helping develop both urban and rural communities. He has a degree in social work and an MBA in social leadership from the Mandel Foundation. Email: email@example.com
Erica Dyson is BTF’s business analyst and designer. She specializes in program evaluation and data visualization. She has directed socio-economic regeneration programs and public/private partnerships for many years. Her areas of expertise are project management, social housing, partnership agreements and city strategic planning. Before making aliya, she was a visiting professor at Salford University Center for the Built Environment, an evaluator of public sector projects for the UK government, a former chair of small theater and board director of two social housing companies. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meirav Yaniv is in charge of BTF’s economic development and strategic initiatives. In Beit She’an she leads specific projects related to tourism, employment opportunities, entrepreneurship and quality of life issues. Meirav has a Masters in Social-industrial psychology, and is a specialist in project management, human resources, and business development.
Tiltan Katzir specializes in building partnerships and social/community networks. Tiltan has a BA in psychology and experience of human resources, recruitment and project management.