|Name Gusti Braverman|
Gusti Yehoshua Braverman (Hebrew גוסטי יהושע ברוורמן) is the Chair of the World Zionist Organization's Department for Diaspora Activities. Her previous positions include being the deputy director of the Reform Movement in Israel, and the director of the Tamar Dance Company.
Gusti Yehoshua Braverman was born in Israel. She attended The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, graduating with a BA in Social Work and Mass Communication, and an MA in Mass Communication. Gusti served as the director of the Tamar Dance Company from 1990–1992, and as the Associate Director of Israeli Movement for Progressive Judaism from September 1993-July 2010.
Gusti represented the Reform Movement at the World Zionist Congress, and was elected to the World Zionist Organization Executive at the 36th World Zionist Congress, as the co-chair of the Department for Zionist Activities in the Diaspora in 2010. She currently serves as the Chairman of the Department for Diasopra Activities. Additionally, she has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel since 2010, and of the Public Council to Commemorate Theodor Herzl.
Chair of the Department for Diaspora Activities
As the Chair of the Department for Diaspora Activities of the World Zionist Organization, Gusti has worked with Zionist Federations from around the world to promote Zionist educational activities and events, including FeminIsrael, a celebration of Women's History Month and women in Israel, and has spearheaded the creation of the "Beit Ha'am" series of Zionist educational texts on different topics. She has also worked closely with the Herzl Center in Jerusalem to create interactive educational exhibits for the center.