Inbal Eshed (Courtesy)

Inbal Eshed

Graduate Community Facilitator

​Inbal Eshed is the facilitator of the graduate community of the Mandel Center for Leadership in the Negev. Prior to her work at Mandel, Inbal served in Israel’s diplomatic corps for a decade. First, she served as a senior political advisor in Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, then she served as the public information officer and officer in charge of the UN Outreach Programme on the Holocaust at Unite Nations Headquarters, and following her return to Israel, she served as a diplomat at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. In recent years, Inbal has held various managerial positions in the non-profit sector. She served as a project manager for a regional cooperation project bringing together communities from Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority; directed a nonprofit organization that works to advance regional economic development; and was director of partnerships for the Eretz-Ir NGO. Inbal holds a master’s degree in human rights studies from Columbia University, and a bachelor’s degree in media studies and political science from Hunter College (CUNY). She lives in Arad with her husband and two sons.