Gearing up for International Women's Day, starting on March 8, 2014, the high-ranking women in Netanya Municipality (department directors and higher) came together for a group photo with Mayor Miriam Feirberg Ikar, the first woman ever elected as mayor in Israel. She serves as a stellar example of promotion and integration of women in key city management positions.
Among those in the photo:
Mayor - Miriam Feirberg Ikar; Deputy Mayor - Dr. Avital Laufer; Chair of the Board and Rotating Deputy Mayor - Shiri Haguel Sidon, Adv.; City Council Member in Charge of Culture - Shoshana Silberberg; City Council Member - Anat Lavi Azoulai, Adv.; Mayor's Advisor on Advancing the Status of Women - Ilana Goren, Adv.; Deputy Director and Head of General Administration - Haya Sneider; Municipality Deputy Director for Real Estate Development - Hannah Toren; Legal Counsel - Nili Erez, Adv.; Municipal Treasurer - Irit Avivi; Head of Education Administration - Tova Dolev; Treasury Department Manager - Edna Kaikov; Neighborhoods Department Manager - Orna Ragiano; Early Childhood Department Manager - Sivana Golan; Head of High School Education Department - Gilat Simon; Manager of Town Planning and Betterment Tax - Tsiona Hoffman; Head of City Planning Department - Sara Gazit; Coordination Planning and Infrastructure Department Manager - Ada Eisenstein; Planning & Quality Department Manager - Ilana Longo; Senior Advisor to the Mayor - Tova Katz; Foreign Affairs Manager - Michal Shachaf, Adv.; City Spokesperson - Shani Israeli-Pikholtz; Welfare Department Manager - Tamar Israeli; Purchasing and Operations Department Manager - Ayala Oring; Deputy Director, HLT - Olga Lurie; City Center Renewal Administration Manager - Alvit Froind; Mayor's Chambers Manager - Shula Kadosh; Senior Assistant to Netanya CEO - Monique Benisti; Director of Spokeswoman's Office - Tal Gertzovski.