Yaffa Shai Hadad

Yaffa Shai Hadad joined HaShomer HaChadash in 2011 as the Deputy Director General of Operations. Previously, Shai Hadad served as the Director of the Office of the Director General of the Ministry of Science and Technology, the coordinator of the “1000 Science Scholarships” program administered by the Ministry and coordinator of science scholarships, University of Haifa.

Shai Hadad was the founder of a pre-army military academy in Tel Aviv and serves as Director of the Board of the Israel Academy for Leadership in Tel Aviv. She has been active for many years in women’s rights issues, and is a long-time volunteer with the Na’amat women’s organization.

Shai Hadad holds a BA in Education and Bible from Bar Ilan University, an MA in Behavioral Sciences from the Ma’agaleme School and completed a Managing Non-Profit Organizations course at the Israel Center of Management.