Tziona Koenig-Yair

Tziona Koenig-Yair

Former Director General


Ministry of Diaspora Affairs

Tziona Koenig-Yair was the Director General of the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs in the previous Government.

Before that, she served as the Vice President of the Shalom Hartman Institute, as National Commissioner at the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission (EEOC) in the government and as the Executive Director of the Israel Women’s Network.

Koenig-Yair learned and teaches adaptive leadership at University and in business and civil sector organizations.

She has a bachelor's degree in law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Master's degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.