Dr. Yonit Jacobovitz

Quality in Social Services Research Group Leader

Quality in Social Services

Quality in Social Services Research Group Leader, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Dr. Yonit Jakobovitz has worked at MJB since 2020. She is responsible for several areas of research, consultation, and support related to the development and definition of quality and inspection standards, the routinization of outcome-oriented work processes, and the development of measurement tools for ongoing monitoring and oversight. These are aimed at facilitating informed decision-making and improved services within the government and civil society.

Yonit has extensive experience in managing large-scale educational and social systems, and in the interface between the government and civil society.

Yonit holds a BSc in physics from Bar-Ilan University, an MBA from Thames Valley University (TVU), London, an MEd in education systems from Herzog College, and a PhD in business administration from Sorbonne University. She is a graduate of the Mandel School for Educational Leadership, the Maoz Leadership Program, and a management certificate from Harvard Business School.

Yonit can be contacted at yonitja@jdc.co.il.