b'LIRAZ COHEN MORDECHAI Liraz Cohen Mordechai is Founder of Fashionating by Liri, a social enterprise with the mission to tell the story of Israel from a new perspective of fashion and to promote Israeli fashion designers and brands. The company offers customized educational lectures, tours, trips, and special productions both in Israel and in North America, focusing on the effects of cultural, social, and economic factors on the evolution of Israeli fashion. To date, the company has inspired and educated thousands of participants from Jewish and non-Jewish organizations. Liris inspiration and passion for establishing Fashionating by Liri was born from her love and experience in two worlds: the fashion world, where she was ZARA Israels Training and Development Department Manager, and the world of Israel, where she served as the first Israel Program Director at Duke University. Due to her achievements, she won AIPACs (American Israel Political Action Committee) Alley of the Year Award (2014) and was nominated for Dukes Star Advisor Award. In 2016, Liri opened the New York-Israel Fash & Tech Meetup Group. Today, aside from managing her company, she writes for Lady Globes on fashion-related features. Liri holds an M.A. in Global Fashion Management from the Fashion Institute of technology in New York City and a B.A. in Psychology and Journalism from Hebrew University in Jerusalem.'