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    Hagit Freud

    Researche Assosiate

    Hagit Freud

    Researche Assosiate

    Hagit Freud is the Managing Director at the Pears Program for Global Innovation. In her role, she is responsible for developing and implementing long term and short-term programs for private sector players, from early-stage entrepreneurs to established companies, developing technologies addressing global challenges in BoP markets.

    Prior to working for the Pears Program, Freud spent several years living and working in East Africa for an Israeli company, where she led operations and developed multi-sector, long-term partnerships that propelled wide-scale HIV prevention initiatives in Rwanda, Kenya, and Tanzania.

    Freud holds a master’s degree in International Development Studies from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from the Open University of Israel.