As a fellow, Carmit interned in the Chief Scientist’s Office at the Ministry of Industry Trade and Labor. Her research focused on Government Encouragement for Multinational Investment in Life Sciences.
Prior to joining the Milken Fellows Program, Avidan-Shpalter worked as director of marketing communications at a leading company dealing with finance education. Before that, she worked at the Weizmann Institute of Science as a curriculum developer of an innovative bioinformatics unit for high school students, and she conducted bioinformatics research at Prochon Biotech Ltd., a company that designs cartilage otology. At the same time, Avidan-Shpalter worked as a science reporter on Channel 2 and a broadcaster on Tel Aviv and IDC radio stations.
In the military, Avidan-Shpalter served as an Israeli Air Force photographer, honing a skill that she continues to enjoy as a hobby.
Avidan-Shpalter holds a B.Sc. in computer science from Ben Gurion University and an M.Sc. summa cum laude in biotechnology from Tel Aviv University. Avidan-Shpalter was awarded the dean’s fellowship for outstanding achievements as an M.B.A student at Tel Aviv University.
Currently, she is a product manager at Perrigo API.