A senior researcher and project manager and heads the Arab-Jewish Relations Program at the Israel Democracy Institute. Dr. Hajyahya is an expert on government plans, workforce development, formal and informal education and state-minority relations, among other issues. She holds an MA in Education and Social Geography and her PhD from Tel Aviv University centers on the phenomenon of “NEET” among the younger Arab generation – people Neither in Education, Employment or Training. Nasreen is a Partner at the Portland Trust and a Board Member of the New Israel Fund & partner NAS a consulting company.