Team

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Talia Gorodess

VP Business Development

Age: 2017
Residence: Tel Aviv
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Talia Gorodess is VP for Business Development at Reut Mountain Movers. Prior to that, she served as Director of Socio-Economic Development at Reut, where she led projects related to urban and regional development.

Talia is a panelist in Channel 2 economy news and columnist on issues related to women and economy. In her past, she served as a research associate for the President of the Hudson Institute, a Washington D.C. based think-tank.

Talia is the winner of the 3rd season of the Israeli version of the American TV show The Amazing Race. She is also a proud member and activist in SHELANOO, Tel Aviv's first co-op, and a member of the ROI community.

During the spring of 2013, Talia spent a semester at King's College, London, as part of the Atkin Fellowship for Israeli-Palestinian dialogue, where she wrote a research paper about Israel’s social protest of 2011. She earned her M.A. degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), where she focused on security policy [2010]. She earned her B.A. in political science (with honors) from the University of Chicago [2006].

She lives in Givatayim with her husband.

Publications

Protestors collide in Tel Aviv (NPR)

Fundraising Israeli Style (The Jewish Week)

Leadership and Israel's New Social Contract (eJewish Philanthropy)