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Lian Najami

Israel, 2018

Lian Najami
  • Current Place of Residence: Haifa, Israel

  • University: The University of Haifa

  • Current/Recent Course: BA Political Science

Fluent in five languages, Lian recently completed a BA in Political Science from the University of Haifa and a Congressional Fellowship at the US Senate, where she worked as a foreign policy advisor to Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI). She was also a featured speaker at the Forbes Israel 30 Under 30 Summit in 2016. This was part of Lian’s larger role as an international public speaker, where she focuses her talks on a broad range of issues, including Israel’s contested image abroad, social entrepreneurship, and raising awareness to invisible illnesses. While at Oxford, Lian hopes to focus her research on the fundamental stages of policy development and the successful implementation of initiatives designed to promote political inclusion within society, particularly those geared towards marginalised groups