Tania Pons Allon
Tania Pons Allon is the Director of the Kasser Joint Institute for Food, Water and Energy Security. Through developing applied research capacity and exchanging relevant knowledge and experience between the University of Arizona and the Arava Valley, the Kasser Joint Institute will have a positive impact on vulnerable communities, especially in arid lands, and will make the world a better place.
Originally from Kibbutz Ketura, Tania previously worked in Tel Aviv as a designer, and then moved to the Central Arava with her husband and their child. Tania also previously worked in the resource development department of the Central Arava Regional Council, a part of Jewish National Fund-USA’s Blueprint Negev campaign to make the region habitable for the next generation of Israelis.