Is the Head of the North America Delegation at the department of Diaspora Affairs in the World Zionist Organization
Roey believes in the great contribution of the social sector to Israeli society, he was part of the executive staff of the Nalaga’at Cultural Center of artists with disabilities and a senior member of IGY- Israel’s LGBT youth movement. He is passionate about innovative platforms for social dialogues, and is the co-founder of a few of them such as Israel’s first art festival of deaf and blind artists that was offered to the general public. His first encounter with the Jewish diaspora took place as a Shaliach to Stanford University, and in his current position he wishes to connect Jews to Israel by introducing them to its innovative and rebellious society. Roey earned a B.A. in Communication & Political Science from Tel Aviv University, a Journalist Certificate from Koteret School for Media and a M.B.A. in the prestigious Mandel Social Leadership Program at Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva.