Yael has been involved for a decade in the world of Jewish education, Israel education, and global Jewry. Yael served in Jewish education organizations including Onward Israel, Taglit-Birthright Israel, March of the Living, NFTY, and Kesher.

After completing her army service as an Operations Center Officer in the IDF, Yael started her journey in the Jewish educational world as a Jewish Agency emissary and continued as part of the emissary unit at JAFI headquarters.

Yael holds an MA in American Jewish Studies and a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, both from Haifa University.