Yael Jibly

Yael Jibly

Harvard Kennedy School
Mid-Career Master in Public Administration Candidate, 2022
Yael Jibly

Yael is the first woman to serve as head of an elite technological branch in the Israel Defense Forces, where she leads a branch of talented people dealing with national challenges. She became an expert in her field by serving in a variety of core and technological key positions in the Ministry of Defense. Yael completed her MA in financial mathematics at Bar Ilan University during her service, having earned her BSc in applied mathematics from Bar Ilan University while still in high school. A strong proponent for the advancement of women’s leadership in public service and technology, she has been a driving force behind several initiatives aimed at motivating talented women to seek public careers and encouraging gender equality in the field of technology.

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