American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Greater New York Region
invites you to
BGU: The Future of Israel Lies in the Negev
Learn How This Oasis of Innovation is Changing
the Face of the Negev, Israel and the World
featuring special guest
Professor Rivka Carmi, M.D.
President, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Prof. Carmi will discuss BGU’s involvement in alternative energy, water technology,
as well as medical breakthroughs and global health.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Congregation B’nai Torah
5700 Main Street
Refreshments will be served. Dietary laws observed. Admission is free.
Media R.S.V.P to Andrew Lavin, A. Lavin Communications, 516-944-4486 or firstname.lastname@example.org
R.S.V.P. required to Dana Ben-Benyamin
at 646-452-3702 or email@example.com
Prof. Rivka Carmi, M.D. is the sixth president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the first woman ever elected to head an Israeli university. She also serves as chair of Israel’s Committee of University Heads. She made history in 2000 when appointed the first female dean of a medical school in Israel, also at Ben-Gurion University. She is the incumbent of the Kreitman Foundation Chair in Pediatric Genetics. Prof. Carmi was born in Israel and is a graduate of Hadassah Medical School of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She completed a residency in pediatrics, a fellowship in neonatology at Soroka University Medical Center and two-year fellowship in medical genetics at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard University Medical School.
Event generously sponsored by the Israel Action Committee
of Congregation B’nai Torah