Maya Savir
Director, Knowledge Center

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Maya Savir joined JFN in October 2022 as the Director of the Knowledge Center. She will also be serving as director of JFN Israel’s Center for Family Philanthropy during Maya Golan’s maternity leave.

In her previous position Maya was Director of JustSpirulina, a Tel Aviv based NGO working to treat and prevent malnutrition in disadvantaged communities, primarily in Africa. Working with schools, academia, industries, international institutions and government bodies, JustSpirulina introduces knowledge and technological tools with which communities can provide their own nourishment.

Prior to JustSpirulina Maya served as an editor in academia and in publishing houses; And as a psychological and skills expert evaluating employee and scholarship candidates.

Maya is a published author who writes fiction and narrative non-fiction. She holds degrees in psychology ad philosophy from Tel Aviv University. Maya is married and is the mother of four, and lives in Tel Aviv.