Professor Alice Shalvi has been a tireless advocate for equality and social justice in Israel. Not only has Alice been involved with the New Israel Fund since its founding, but she currently is a longstanding member of its International Council and Religious Pluralism Grants Committee. As founder of the Israel Women’s Network and Principal of the Pelech Religious Experimental High School for Girls (both NIF grantees), Alice paved the way for women’s rights and religious pluralism in Israel. In 1989, Alice received the Emil Grunzweig Human Rights Award from the Association of Civil Rights in Israel. In 2007, she was awarded the Israel Prize, Israel’s most prestigious honor, for her lifetime achievements and unique contributions to Israeli society.