Ariella Rada will assume the post of Consul for Academic and Community Affairs at the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest in August of 2018.
Miss Rada joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2015. In 2016 Miss Rada was appointed as the deputy chief of mission (DCM) of the Israeli embassy to Peru, where she was responsible for politics, press, culture and international aid.
In addition to English and Hebrew, she also speaks Spanish and Amharic.
In 2010 Miss Rada completed her B.A of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy and later an M.A. in Conflict Resolution at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC).
In the army she served as a commander of soldiers and trained new recruits.
Miss Rada was born to a Jewish family in Ethiopia and immigrated to Israel with her family in 1984. She grew up most of her life in the southern city of Beer-Sheba.
In her spare time Rada loves reading books, traveling and singing.