b'ALIZA LAVIE, PhDAliza Lavie, PhD, is the Founder and CEO of Shaycha-Educational Technology Venture, a first of its kind virtual journey that connects users to their Jewish Heritage. Aliza is also a public figure, former Member of Knesset, writer, lecturer, and Chairperson of The Israel Film Council.In the Israeli Knesset, Aliza served as Chair of both the Committee on the Status of Women and Gender Equality and the Committee to Combat Women Trafficking and Prostitution. She is the recipient of the Outstanding Parliamentary Award for her contribution and ground-breaking legislations. Aliza served as Senior Lecturer at Bar-Ilan University, Chairperson of The Herzl Center, and General Director of the Public Council for Youth Exchange. In her writings, Aliza expands the Jewish-Israeli bookcase, restores what has almost been lost, and creates a new genre that is successful in Israel and around the world. She has published five books, and her book, Womens Prayer, published in English by Random House, was awarded the National Jewish Book Award. Her recent book for Bat Mitzvah girls, The Women Who Came Before Me, is a great success and will be published soon in English.Alizas public activity focuses on social and gender equality, religion, and state in order to strengthen the connection between Israel and the Diaspora, as well as the image of the State of Israel as Jewish and democratic. She seeks to restore to the Israeli sphere the element of connection and unity based on a common identity, culture, and history, and reduce tribalism, sectoral politics, and rifts.'