Talia joined the Reut Institute in June 2010, where she heads the team dealing with Regional & Urban Development in the Galilee. Previously, she was a member of Reut's Jewish World team.
Talia holds an M.A. degree in Security Policy from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (2010), and was awarded a fellowship from the Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies. Prior to this, she worked as a research associate for the President at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C., focusing on the Muslim World. She earned her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago (with honors) in 2006.
Talia was a prominent activist during the social protest of summer 2011, and she continues to be part of the movement calling for social justice in Israel.
In her past, Talia served as a campaign coordinator at the headquarters of U.S. PIRG, a Washington D.C. based public interest group and as a Hebrew language instructor.
Talia is a regular contributor to "Toshav Hozer" (Returning Citizen), a radio show in Galey Tzahal (IDF radio station) about culture and current Israeli affairs. In addition, she serves on the board of the Social Guard and maintains a personal blog where she writes about Zionism, culture and animals.
Protestors collide in Tel Aviv (NPR)
Fundraising Israeli Style (The Jewish Week)
Leadership and Israel's New Social Contract (eJewish Philanthropy)