“Academic Connections – Academic Freedoms”
Prof Rivka Carmi
Prof Rivka Carmi is the first woman elected to the Presidency of an Israeli University. She is President of Ben Gurion Universityof the Negev in Beersheva. Previously she was the first woman Dean of an Israeli Faculty of Health Sciences. She is a world-renowned researcher in the field of Paediatric Genetics. The Carmi Syndrome was named after her.