Sikkuy: Ron Gerlitz and Ali Haider visit the U.S.
Sikkuy: Ron Gerlitz and Ali Haider visit the U.S.Nov 1 - 20, 2012 9:00am - 9:00am
Adv. Ali Haider and Mr. Ron Gerlitz of Sikkuy will visit the U.S. in the fall of 2012. More details will follow, but please contact the Task Force to arrange a meeting or speaking engagement. Adv. Ali Haider Co-Executive Director, Sikkuy- the Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality in Israel Ali Haider has served as the Co-Executive Director of Sikkuy since 2004. He was previously the director of Sikkuy's Employment Equity and Fair Representation project. Ali holds L.L.B and L.L.M. degrees from Bar-Ilan University and was admitted to the Israeli Bar Association in 1997. He is widely recognized and extensively published as an expert in the field of affirmative action for the disadvantaged and minorities in Israel. Ali lives in the village of Ibellin in the western Galilee. Mr. Ron Gerlitz Co-Executive Director, Sikkuy - the Association for the Advancement of Civic Equality in Israel Ron Gerlitz joined Sikkuy as Co-Executive Director in January 2009. He is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem with a B.Sc. in mathematics and computer science and an MA in public policy, both magna cum laude. He began his professional career in hi-tech, working for six years, both in Israel and in Silicon Valley, California. In parallel Ron also devoted his energy to political activism, both in Israel and in the United States. Before joining Sikkuy, Ron was a project manager at the Israel Venture Network (IVN). He took part in developing strategies and implementing projects advancing local economic development in the periphery, both in the Jewish and Arab sectors. He lives in the town of Srigim in the Ela Valley near Beit Shemesh.