Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya
Listen to Gal: The 2013 Congressional Forum
Listen to Gal: The 2013 Ritz Carlton
Biography: Gal Raij is a 25 year old student from Hadera, Israel studying Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the IDC in Herzliya. His parents are musicians and Gal went to art school for Cinema and TV studies. He did a year of voluntary service before joining the army where he was a commander in their media and TV units. Gal is an innovator and he is developing a crowd sourcing platform that allows the public to shape the future transportation infrastructure. He is speaking later in the year at TEDx event in Israel and he is taking his idea to investors. He has always been an activist on peace issues, participating in joint Israeli-Palestinian delegations to Italy, Romania, the USA, London and Fiji and been a member of Windows for Peace and One Voice. He was selected by American life coach, Anthony Robbins to be one of the cross cultural team to be individually coached. He is part of the NSL team and brings an even more ambitious project to develop crowd-sourcing platform that will combine stories and maps and help reshape the narratives in conflict zones.