Advocate Alona Vinograd is director for the Center for Democratic Values and Institutions at IDI. She served as the Director General of the Movement for Freedom of Information between the years 2011-2015, in which she raised the issue of freedom of information to the top of the public agenda. Vinograd led legal battles to increase public transparency and battled against corruption in various issues including education, health, transportation and more. She has more than a decade of experience in the social sector, and in 2015 she was awarded the Rappaport Prize for Women Generating Change in Israeli Society.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Prize laureate and leader of the Liberian women's peace movement, in discussion with seven Palestinian and Israeli women on peace and the role of women in peacemaking, 4 January 2021.