Maytal Kowalski is a dual Israeli-Canadian citizen, having made Aliyah with her family at the age of 10 in 1994. Growing up on a Kibbutz, Moshav, and mixed city, and attending school within the Kibbutz school system during the days of the Oslo Accords, the hope and desire for peace and equality in Israel have been engrained in her from a young age.
Maytal currently serves on the executive board of both the New Israel Fund of Canada and JSpaceCanada. She is a 2021 Israel Policy Forum Bronfman Convener, and attended the Shalom Hartman Canadian Community Leadership program in 2023.
As a marketer and fundraiser working exclusively within the charitable sector for the entirety of her career, Maytal is fiercely passionate about social justice, systemic change, equity, and civil rights.