Associate Director

MIT-Israel & MIT-Arab World

ddolev [at]  -  (617) 324-5581

David Dolev is Associate Director of MISTI and Managing Director of MISTI’s programs in the Middle East. In his role as Associate Director, David coordinates MISTI’s Resource Development and oversees MISTI’s Global Seed Funds.

David is the Founding Manager of the MIT-Israel Program and MIT-Arab World pilot program, in addition to Managing Director of the MIT-MEET program. He is responsible for developing projects in these regions with MIT students, faculty, corporate partners, academic institutions, foundations and government organizations. David also established the MISTI Global Teaching Labs in Israel, Jordan and Morocco, an initiative to bring MIT's unique approach to STEM education to high schools in the region.

Prior to and during his time at MIT, David launched several for-profit and non-profit social impact ventures and initiatives locally and globally.

He has published articles and received awards for his work on intercultural relations, most recently the MIT Excellence Award for Advancing Inclusion and Global Perspectives.

David has a B.S. in Economics and Management via a joint program of the Open University and Ben-Gurion University and an MJEd from Hebrew College.