Yael is 30 years old and lives in Tel Aviv, Israel. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Prior to her studies, she worked as an Economist at the budget department in Israel's Ministry of Finance, where she was in charge of the public transportation sector.
Yael had previously worked with Professor Dan Ariely, a world Behavioral Economics expert, as a project manager in his consulting firm, where she directed the firm's education and welfare sections. In addition, she worked as a correspondent and news anchor for nine years on Israel's most popular television channel and radio station. She was a regular participant at conferences, events, and TV programs, both as a speaker and as a panel facilitator.
Yael holds a Master's in Research Economics (from an accelerated program for outstanding students) and a Bachelor's in Psychology and Economics from Tel Aviv University.