Dispatches from the network and updates from the Foundation.
Yet in all this chaos, there is a ray of light. Hundreds of volunteers are arriving at the border, people from different organizations, and each one wants to help. After a short while, it is clear that in all the confusion of people wanting to help, there is logic and order.
When we can spring into action, through relentless trial and error to strive to adapt new methods for our current (and ever changing) reality, we will gradually empower leaders as agents of change in their environments, in order to develop the resilience to deal with future unforeseen challenges.
For many years, The Wexner Foundation addressed this problem, which may be referred to as the knowing-doing gap, through Alumni programs offering a combination of Harvard refresher courses and Alumni-led case studies and peer-learning opportunities.
WIF Sharon Abraham-Weiss (Class 23) and WIF Alum Orli Garti-Seroussi (Class 8)
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.
WSL Alum Dr. Tal Bergman-Levy (2015) and Dr. Ehud Susser