אימאן ספדי

Eman Safadi

Political journalist and commentator for radio and television programs on Knesset TV.
An independent lecturer for Israeli and international organizations on political media, Arab society in Israel, the Middle East, and investigative journalism.

From Herzlia.

Ms. Safadi was the first Druze woman to work at the Israeli military radio station, Galei Tzahal, where she served as a reporter on Arab society and other minorities, covering three elections and amplifying Arab society’s representation in the army radio station. She served as a news correspondent in the West Bank for Russia Today, covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; a researcher for the production team of the investigative show Uvda on Channel 12; producer and host of the investigative reporting show Makom Lesafek on the Arab-language Israeli public channel, Makan, focusing on Arab society; and reported for a local newspaper, Yediot Hasharon by Yedioth Ahronot.

In 2019, Ms. Safadi participated in the Edward R. Murrow IVLP Program for Journalists by the US State Department.

She is currently studying for a master’s degree in national security and marine strategy at the University of Haifa, as a representative of the Dvora Forum, a forum of women in foreign affairs and defense, of which she is a member. She holds a bachelor’s degree in media and press studies from Netanya College and is a climate activist, working to raise public awareness of protecting the earth from environmental damage.

My training has provided me with unique negotiating skills and helped me uncover my hidden leadership skills. I have learned to recognize and accept others and lead negotiations to obtain a final outcome that is beneficial to all parties.