Dr. Ilana Kwartin is the Regional Director, Western US, for the Jewish Agency for Israel. Before moving to Los Angeles with her family, Ilana was VP at Eretz-Ir. Ilana lectures on Law and Gender and on Social Entrepreneurship.
She holds B.A. degrees in Law and Psychology from the Hebrew University and an M.A. in Conflict Resolution from the Ben Gurion University. Ilana has a Ph.D. in Gender Studies from Bar-Ilan University. Ilana is the author of "Imprisoned: Women in Extreme Controlling Relationships" which explores a hidden phenomenon and is based on her Ph.D. research. Ilana is married to BG, and mother of Tamara, Yoav, Ivri and Arava.