Dr. Avigail Ferdman, researcher strategic consultant. Program Manager at The Institute for Leadership and Governance (JDC-ELKA) and research fellow at the Department of Humanities and Arts, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. At the Technion she is leading the Embedded Ethics initiative.
She was the 2019-2020 Mimshak Fellow at the Israel National Economic Council. Previously she held post-doctoral fellowships at Freie Universität Berlin, University of Toronto and the Hebrew University.
Ferdman's research interests are technology & ethics, smart cities, autonomous vehicles, public goods and applied philosophy. Her background includes urban and transportation planning.