Nearly a year after our meeting in Virginia, we demonstrated flexibility by deciding to adapt the scheme of our program to a new, unexpected reality. We were determined to produce high quality and professional outcomes and hope that we have managed to create an impact that will elevate women’s status as full partners of Israel’s society.

Consequently, the COVID-19 crisis reinforces and perpetuates gender gaps in the Arab community and dampens Arab women’s chances to be  competitive among  job offers.

When Tal and her team found an extraordinary need for mental health services in her country, they set out redefining their work and thinking outside the box to ensure they could meet the needs of everyone who needed support.