Professor, Academic College of Arts and Society and Program Designer, Israeli Ministry of Justice, Government Unit against Racism (Israel)
Dr. Galia Boneh is a faculty member at the Academic College for Arts and Society in Israel, and Director of Knowledge and Partnership Development at Israel’s Ministry of Justice National Anti-Racism Coordinator’s Office, where she designs and leads training for government officials on addressing racism within the civil service. Boneh is also the co-founder of the Art and Global Health Center Africa, based in Malawi, where she designed programs that use the arts to develop leadership and initiate community dialogue on sensitive topics such as HIV/AIDS and LGBT rights. She is a graduate of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership in Jerusalem, and a two-time recipient of the Fulbright Scholar Award to Malawi. She holds a B.A. from the University of Ghana’s school of performing arts (including a year-long internship in Kenya as part of the University of Minnesota International Development program) and an MA and PhD in Culture ad Performance, from the Department of Arts and World Cultures of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Boneh’s work involves finding creative ways to address social issues that are politically, socially and culturally charged.