In our 17th Episode, host Ido Aharoni Aronoff, engages in a discussion about the importance of inclusion and diversity in the performance of complex organizations such as academic institutions. In the studio we host two leaders of Tel Aviv University: One, Prof. Milette Shamir, Vice President of Tel Aviv University, in charge of international academic collaboration whose academic expertise is in English and American Studies, focusing on U.S. literature and culture in the nineteenth century. Prof. Neta Ziv, is the Vice President for Equity, Diversity and Community at Tel Aviv University and the academic director of The Carasso Social Housing Research and Development Program (Hagar). She is a longtime member of the Faculty of Law and an expert in human rights law.
00:00 – Intro
01:20 – Prof. Shamir’s personal background
02:20 – Tel Aviv University is the largest in terms of students
02:40 – Personal background Prof. Neta Ziv. Establishment of the Legal Bureau at Tel Aviv University.
05:00 – How can more students be brought to the university?
07:48 – International program for about 400 students.
10:40 – The goal – to bring as many students as possible and show the diversity here.
12:40 – The academy as a melting pot: secular and religious, Arabs and Jews. shared space.
17:00 – Collaboration with Columbia University.
19:41 – Internationalization of Tel Aviv University.
22:25 – The studies are richer thanks to the diversity of the students.
25:30 – Creating an equal opportunity for every student.
28:45 – Creating a network of connections of the university in the world.
31:20 – Collaborations with universities abroad.
36:00 – The students in the international program help the university convey our messages.