Ms. Dina Barulfan has served as the Deputy Director General for the City of Ashdod, Israel, since 2002. She also serves as the CEO of the Ashdod Foundation. Dina holds a BA in Integrated Social Sciences from Bar Ilan University, and an MA in Labor Studies and Human Resources Management from Tel Aviv University. Dina also served in the Israel Defense Forces as a Commander of Squad Recruits.

She has published numerous articles in various professional Human Resources Management journals and has completed a number of professional training courses including the Ministry of Social Equality’s National Digital Leadership program of the State of Israel, a Municipal Government and Corporation Directors training at Bar Ilan University, and the Israel Local Union’s Authority Strategic Planning Course.