Nurit was born in Rosario, Argentina, and has been living in Buenos Aires for the last 10 years. She is an industrial engineer with almost a decade of experience working with the world's leading supplier of tubes for the energy industry. She currently serves as director in the Secretary for Infrastructure and Water Policy of Argentina. Nurit is the youngest board member of the Argentinean Engineering Center, an organization that fosters strategic relevance of engineering and its relation with the sustainable development of society. While studying, she was a madricha at a Zionist youth movement, a tutor of the Pairs Tutorship Program for engineering students and Math Olympics trainer for Jewish elementary school students at Bialik School. She was VP of the Forum of Young Engineers in Engineering and Business on behalf of the World Congress Engineering 2010, an event attended by some 2,000 students and young professionals from all over the world. She had the honor to participate in Facing Tomorrow, the Israeli Presidential Conference that took place in Jerusalem in honor of the 60th anniversary of the country. At the event she heard Shimon Peres utter the phrase that has been her motto ever since: “Nice speech, but what are you going to do?” In her spare time Nurit loves to bike, eat asado with friends, and read science fiction and fantasy books.