Boaz Ozery, born in Israel in a small village in the center of Israel, he grew up with a strong feeling for family, community involvement, and a passionate belief in the power of transformative educational opportunities for all.
With over 15 years of experience in marketing, communications, and public relations, Boaz Ozery is passionate about empowering the next generation of Israeli innovators through mobile STEM education.
Boaz holds a B.A. in Communications from Bar-Ilan University and an M.A. with Honors from Tel Aviv University's Executive Master's Program of Philosophy, Information, and Digital Culture. Boaz completed the Wharton Executive Education program in Executive Presence and Influence: Persuasive Leadership Development.
As a skilled speaker, Boaz frequently gives talks on education, social entrepreneurship, philanthropy, tech, innovations, and leadership. He strives to create impactful partnerships that benefit underserved communities in Israel and beyond.
Resource and Development
Born and raised in Chicago, Liz has resided in Israel for almost nine years, currently living in Tel Aviv.
She holds a BA in International Affairs from the Elliott School of International Affairs and American Studies from the George Washington University. In 2015, she successfully completed her MA degree in Israel Studies at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Today, she is a doctoral candidate at Ben Gurion University of the Negev with her research focused on Bedouin women.
Liz has almost a decade of experience in resource development in a non-profit environment targeting donors from the English-speaking world. Throughout her time in the industry, she has cultivated a donor portfolio that includes corporate partners, private donors, government grantors, federations, and philanthropic foundations. In 2020, she established her business in the US.
Michelle Chaykowski Costello
Michelle is the accountant at Friends of Ofanim. She has been in this position for the past four years. Aside from Ofanim, she also works at the Solomon Edwards group and has been there since 2001.