Aviva, the associate vice president of Israel engagement at Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) in Boston, was previously a senior policy advisor for the Ontario government, supporting their efforts to resettle Syrian refugees in the province. From 2013- 2015, Aviva served as the director of speechwriting for Israel’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York. As the chief speechwriter for Ambassador Ron Prosor, Aviva crafted highly acclaimed speeches that advanced Israel's policies and informed public opinion. Aviva’s writing has appeared in the pages of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The Jerusalem Post, and other international publications. She is also the author of an upcoming memoire about her time as Israel’s UN speechwriter. Aviva holds an M.A.in public and nonprofit management and policy from New York University and a B.Sc. (with honors) from the University of Toronto.