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Gali Levi

    Professional affiliation

    The Chief Prosecutor in the Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs and Social Services in Israel

    Full Biography

    Gali Levi obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Essex University in England, a Master’s degree in Law from Tel Aviv University and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. Gali is currently practicing law and has worked her way up from being a junior prosecutor to becoming Chief Prosecutor for Israel’s Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, and Social Services. As such, she is in charge of many different areas related to employment rights, such as minimum wage, women’s rights in the workplace, youth rights at work, and equality rights, as well as safety at work. She also represents the Ministry in the Israeli Parliament (Knesset). In recent years, she has worked in the Ministry of Economy as the Chief Prosecutor and has dealt with criminal enforcement and court procedures in areas such as consumer protection and standardization. She advises enforcement units and is responsible for prosecution nationwide. Some of her greatest achievements are major breakthroughs in court cases revolving around the minimum wage, youth employment, and changes in enforcement procedures and prosecution policy that have influenced the Israeli labor market. Gali is an authorized director and a graduate of the program “From Harvard Square to The Oval Office,” which was designed to give talented women the tools to reach senior positions. She is the Harvard Kennedy School Women’s Network ambassador in Israel.