Global Pride Network

Ayelet Berg-Warman

Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institution, Israel


Senior research scholar, Aging Team, Family Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Ayelet Berg-Warman has worked at MJB since 1994. Her primary research areas are: the evaluation of needs and programs for older adults. Her studies address the prevention and treatment of elder abuse and neglect in the community and in institutions; active aging; supportive communities; the evaluation of programs in old-age homes and their effect on the quality of care. In recent years, she has also investigated the needs of aging LGBTs, the responses they receive from the health and welfare systems, and the attitude of Israeli society towards them. She has also participated in numerous international conferences, representing Israel at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) on the topic of active aging.

Ayelet holds a BA in economics and statistics and an MBA in business administration, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, as well as a PhD in information systems from Tel Aviv University.