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Miriam Rozen

CEO and Founder, LeShma Foundation

Professional background

Miri is the CEO and Founder of LeShma Foundation. Prior to that, Miri was appointed as the CEO of “Meoravot” – a women’s coalition for advancing the status of ultra-orthodox women in political, economic and social arenas. There, Miri built an infrastructure that will support the rights of ultra-orthodox women in Israeli society, advance legislation to promote equality, and provide political representation for ultra-orthodox women in municipal councils and the Israeli Parliament (Knesset). She is a partner and social entrepreneur working for the establishment of subcommittees for ultra-orthodox women in the Knesset.Additionally since 2013, Miri has worked in the development of alternative media news sources for the ultra-orthodox community. Miri both developed the program, and continues to serve as a content consultant in the areas of news and current affairs streamlined on special sites. She also works to advance issues of conflict within the Israeli media related to discrimination and rights of women in the ultra-orthodox community.Previously, Miri worked in a number of positions, including as managing editor of the “Mishpacha” newspaper, a leading news source in the ultraorthodox community in Israel and abroad. In addition, Miri is a member of the sustainability program led by “Hub Tel Aviv” and the Heschel Center for Sustainability. Miri is a member of the development team at Foodway, a novel start-up for tracking food distribution.

About

Currently resides in Bnei Brak

Education

Miri is currently earning her bachelor’s degree in social sciences with a focus in communications from the Open University, where she is on the President’s list. Miri holds a teaching certificate for elementary school from the Beis-Yaakov Seminary.