Mentors by Geographic Region: Middle East

Vered Cohen Barzilay

Founder/ Director, Out of the Box - Science Accelerator

Ghina Halabi

Founder and Executive Director, She Speaks Science, University of Cambridge

Shimrit Maman

Research Associate and Director, The Earth and Planetary Image Facility, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Adi Ninio Greenberg

Academic Research & Projects Senior Advisor at the Israel Space Agency

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