Imad Jaraisy – Chief Executive Officer
Imad is a doctoral student in education at University of Haifa. He joined the Injaz Center as a project manager in 2014, and in 2017 he was appointed director of team and programs at Injaz. In November 2021, Imad was appointed CEO of the Injaz Center.
During his work in Injaz, Imad managed number of projects in the field of economic development and education through the professional committees managed by the Injaz Center that formulated professional recommendations for government decision 550 and monitored the implementation of government decisions of Arab society (922; 550). In addition, Imad worked to strengthen the cooperation between the Injaz Center and the Committee of heads of Arab local municipalities, civil society organizations, government ministries, and professionals.
In the past, Imad served as Parliamentary Adviser on education and local government to former MK Dr. Yosef Jabarin. Today, he is a lecturer at the Oranim Academic College of Education, and he was previously a lecturer at the Beit- Birl Academic College.
Imad’s research focuses on the role of education in divided societies and conflicts, in youth movements and in informal educational frameworks in Palestinian society in Israel. His doctoral dissertation discusses the role of education in the development trajectory of a leading elite in Palestinian Arab society in Israel in three arenas: youth movements, local government, and civil society.
Misloon Sliman – Financial and administrative director
Misloon is a financial and administrative director of Injaz Center since 2009. She holds a master’s degree in non-profit organization management from University of Haifa.
Misloon’s main responsibilities are building the general budget of the organization, planning and building the project’s budgets and managing the project’s budgets in collaboration with the project managers. She is also responsible for maintaining relationships with donors.
Ahmad Darawshe- Project Manager
Ahmed joined 2018, and since then he Injaz in Mayserves as a project manager, including economic development projects within the Arab municipalities in Israel. In addition, he coordinates the activities of the professional committee for business promotion, entrepreneurship and organizational infrastructure for Economic Development within the National Committee of the Heads of the Arab local municipalities in Israel.הוא בעל תואר ראשון ושני בממשל ומדיניות ציבורית מהמרכז הבינתחומי בהרצליה. אחמד מתגורר עם משפחתו באכסאל.
laila Swaid – Project manager
Laila is a project manager who joined Injaz at the beginning of 2021. said holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Haifa, and in 2017 she received her license to practice law from the Israel Bar Association. In addition, she holds a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the Technion Institute in Haifa. Laila worked for four years in a private planning office before joining Injaz
Iman Suleiman- Resource Development person
Iman Is the Resource Development person at Injaz. She received her BA in Social and Development Studies from Al Quds University. Iman has worked as in-house fundraiser, freelance fundraiser, and external consultant for a variety of organizations, among them: l’lam – Media Center, Sanad Youth Association, Sidreh (Bedouin women organization).
Said Haj Yahia
Said joined Injaz on July 1, 2022, as a project manager. He holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the Academic Center for Law and Science and in 2020. Said worked as a project manager at Aman Center before joining Injaz, he also runs his own law office. Said is a member of the Israel Bar Association.
Noura Sabbah- Media Coordinator
Media and Public Relations Coordinator at Injaz, she received her BA in media at Bar Ilan University – Tel Aviv, and works as a media center for the Galilee Society.