Short Bio

Ora Setter (Ph.D.) was the CEO and Academic Director of Lahav, the Executive Education Center in Tel Aviv University in Israel until a few years ago. She is currently a lecturer at the Recanati Business School, Tel Aviv University, and in other academic institutes in Israel, teaching mainly organizational development and consulting. She is the head of the field work program in the Organizational Development graduate studies in Tel Aviv University and an Adjunct Professor at MDI, one of the best business schools in India. She serves also as chairwomen of IPPA U, the Israeli Association for Organizational Development Internal University.

A senior consultant, to many leading companies in Israel, focusing on Organizational Development,  Ora's areas of expertise are change management, power and politics, knowledge management, and building and organizing training programs for organizations.  She is also a well-known lecturer and writer, and serves as a mentor and supervisor to many OD consultants in Israel. Dr. Setter serves as a board member of several organizations, including business companies and NGO's.

Dr. Setter was the chairwoman of Psycho-Dharma, a school for the implementation of Buddhist psychology, where she also teaches programs in Buddhism and management and Buddhism at the workplace. She is the head of the research center of the "Bare Attention" non for profit organization for Active Buddhism. She is a pioneer in bringing mindfulness training and Buddhist wisdom to business executives in the Israeli academic milieu.  Her latest field of research and teaching is Spirituality in business and Management. She is on the editorial board of Jounal of Management, Spirituality and Religion (JMSR).

Dr. Setter completed her studies for a Master's Degree in Buddhism and South Asian Studies in Tel Aviv University. Her Ph.D. in Management Studies in also from Tel Aviv University.