Jasmine’s Board of Directors

Ofra Strauss, Jasmine’s Founder and Former President

Ms. Strauss is Chairwoman of the Strauss Group, a publicly traded food and beverage company. Ms. Strauss has donated a lot for Jasmine, promoted the organization in Israel and abroad, initiated many projects for Jasmine, mentored many women and has always been supportive of Jasmine..

 

Ms. Rojette Hinnawi, Chairwoman

Arab businesswomen owner of “Hinnawi Drinks” and a Café in Jaffa. Ms. Hinnawi is a member of Jasmine's leading team and constantly promotes Jasmine organization. She participates in meetings with donors and partners in Israel and abroad, donates her time and resources to promote Jasmine's annual conference and involved in Jasmine's budget. As of 2018, Rojette has become the Chairwoman of Jasmine. She believes in Jasmine and its activities and wants to dedicate more of her time to promoting Jasmine. Also, Rojette plans to accompany Jasmine's CEO to strategically manage the organization and build its capacity. She is one of the leading members of the strategical staff of Jasmine.

 

Ms. Kiram Baloum, Founder & CEO: 

Kiram, an Arab-Israeli woman and community leader with significant leadership and management skills in the private and public sectors, has been with Jasmine since its inception. Kiram originally founded and managed the Women’s Unit at the CJAED (Center for Jewish-Arab Economic Development) and has grown Jasmine into the well-known and successful not-for-profit it is today. Kiram has been deeply involved in building all of Jasmine’s programs and developing its extensive partnerships, which allow Jasmine to have a presence and impact throughout Israel. Kiram has been recognized by the women’s magazine “The Marker” as one of the 20 women leading social change in 2006, of the 20 most influential women in the country in 2009, and of 40 most successful women leaders in the Arab society in 2013.

 

Ms. Amneh Taha, ACCT:  

An accountant and a member of Jasmine's audit committee. She assists Jasmine in financial matters and dedicates her time to promoting Jasmine. Amneh takes part in managing some of Jasmine's projects. She participates in Jasmine's meetings and activities.

 

Ms. Ilanit Rozentsoig, Adv: 

Owner of Ilanit Rozentsoig, Adv. Law Firm, specializing in litigation and legal advice to corporations, entrepreneurs and investors, organizations, NGOs and partnerships. Establishing new entities and dismantling companies. The firm specializes in offering solutions for each client personally and professionally, while taking into consideration their needs and business, time- line, resources and energy, to prevent legal problems and end the legal conflict efficiently.

 

Ms. Miriam Kokonda, Adv:

A member of Jasmine's audit committee. Assists Jasmine at times in legal matters, very active in promoting Jasmine in her circle.

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Ms. Ghada Zoubi:

Owner of Bokra website, she is part of Jasmine's board and promotes the organization locally and internationally. Ghada helps in tracking new donors and exposes Jasmine to governmental offices, funds and corporations in Israel. Ghada assists Jasmine in PR matters as well.

 

Ms. Vida Mashour:

Owner of Alsonara newspaper and website. Vida promotes Jasmine through media.

 

Ms. Ilana Aviv, Secretary and Treasurer:

Owner of “Ilana Aviv Sculpturing”. Ms. Aviv is deeply involved in Jasmine's action and donates her time and resources to promote Jasmine. She is SAMA's program coordinator, participating in meetings with donors and partners, recruiting participants to programs and is involved in Jasmine's budget. Ilana grew in Jasmine and as such is dedicated to promoting Jasmine on social media.

 

Ms. Amira Fishman, Treasurer:

Owner of “Omanut Israel”. Ms. Fishman donates her time and resources to promote Jasmine organization. She is a member of Jasmine's leading team and participates in meetings with donors and partners in Israel and abroad, building Jasmine's database, recruiting participants to programs and is involved in Jasmine's budget. Amira volunteers as a coordinator of some of Jasmine's projects.

 

Ms. Nour Raslan, Adv:

Nour is the legal advisor of Jasmine. She is a graduate of Izun program (one of Jasmine's programs), has a bachelor's degree in Law, specifying in commercial law and a master's degree in Business Administration and Accounting, and owner of Ahmad & Nour Raslan Law Firm.

 

Ms. Belha Metzger, Adv: 

Bilha holds an LL.M. degree. Bilha is a partner and founder in the law firm Motai-Metzger-Garbawi and leads its corporate department. Bilha served in the Israeli police and today she represents clients in all courts in Israel and also acts as a lecturer in small and large companies and at the Ministry of Transport and Road Safety. Bilha is a member of the "Future Leadership Forum" of the Israel Chamber of Commerce and had graduated from various courses of the Israeli police and the Israel Bar Association.