Renee Dayan-Shabot - World Jewish Congress

Renee Dayan-Shabot

WJC Vice-President

Renee Dayan was born in Mexico City. She has a BA in Communications from Anahuac University and a MA in Judaic Studies and studies in Political Analysis by the Iberoamericana University.

She was a member of President Vicente Fox transition team on religious affairs member of the groups of preparation of the National Plan of development 2001-2006 on issues of religious affairs and Social development, and member of the CONAPRED (National Council to Prevent Discrimination).

She has participated actively in the Maguen David Community, founded by Jews from Aleppo, Syria, working on the Executive Board. She represents the Mexican Jewish Community on Anti-semitism forums such as the Kantor Database for the Study of Anti-semitism and Racism of the Tel Aviv University.

Since 1997 she has been working as Executive Director of Tribuna Israelita, the analysis and opinion institution of the Jewish Community in Mexico, in charge of promoting an ongoing dialogue with opinion leaders and the implementation of joint ventures with diverse national organizations. Concurrently it seeks to sensitize public opinion as to the evident risks of anti-Semitism and takes an active part in debates on national issues.