Zimra Vigoda is Director of Resource Development at an Israeli nonprofit AJEEC-NISPED. Born in Budapest and raised in New York, Zimra immigrated to Israel in 1994. She and her husband David have 4 children, ages 8-17. Prompted by her 13-year old son Amit’s orthopedic impairment, Zimra is involved in special needs advocacy in Israel. Zimra spent the past three years in the Berkeley area with her family. Today, she and her family are living in the Negev region of Israel.