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NITSAN is Tel Aviv University's Sustainable Development Lab. Supported by the Boris Mints Institute (School of Public Policy, Faculty of Social Sciences), the lab conducts inter-disciplinary research on all aspects of sustainable development, with an emphasis on the diffusion of Israeli technologies in developing countries. Our research involves intensive field work in multiple locations in Asia and Africa. 

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  Dr. Ram Fishman 
Ram Fishman is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Public Policy (Faculty of Social Sciences) in Tel Aviv University and the Director of NITSAN Lab. Dr. Fishman was trained at some of the world’s leading programs on sustainable development (a PhD at Columbia university and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School). Prior to coming to TAU to found the Nitsan lab he was an assistant professor of Economics at George Washington University. Ram holds a M.Sc. in Physics from the Weitzmann Institute and a B.Sc. in Mathematics from Tel Aviv University.
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Prof. Hadas Mamane is the head of the Environmental Engineering Program at Tel Aviv University. Prof. Mamane received her B.Sc and M.Sc from the Technion, after which she worked as a process engineer in glass manufacturing and in a paper mill plant. Hadas was recently granted a prestigious grant on the development of a new disinfection reactor based on UV LEDs from the Ministry of Economy.
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  Adv. Tally Zingher 
An attorney and technology consultant, Tally is CEO of Dawsat, a weight loss and wellness solution based on the traditional Middle Eastern diet. Prior to co-founding Dawsat, Tally was Managing Director at Blue Laurel and the co-founding managing director of the MENA Investment Network.  A Fulbright scholar, she holds an A.B. in Economics and Middle Eastern studies from Harvard College, an M.P.A. in development economics from the Harvard Kennedy School and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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  Sarah Rozenberg 
Sarah Rozenberg is the Program Manager of the Tata Trusts-Tel Aviv University Indo-Israeli Innovation Villages initiative. Sarah joined the team after 2.5 years as the India Program Manager at the Pears Program for Global Innovation. Prior to coming to Israel, Sarah spent 4 years in India working for the Naandi Foundation - one of the largest and most innovative social enterprises in India, leading the marketing arm of a 10,000 smallholder organic coffee farmers cooperative as part of Naandi's sustainable agriculture program.  Sarah holds a Master of Management from HEC Paris, with a specialization in sustainability and social business, and an MBA in Sustainability Management from the Fundação Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo, Brazil.