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Aviva Feuerstein

Aviva Feuerstein is the former Director of Global Intelligence Analytics for the National Basketball Association’s Security Department. In that position she provided strategic guidance to executive leadership and employees on geopolitical and terrorism risks for international business operations. Prior to the NBA, she spent seven years as an Intelligence Analyst for the New York Police Department’s Counterterrorism Bureau, and was assigned to the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Joint Terrorism Task Force, the Boston Police Department’s Regional Intelligence Center after the Boston Marathon bombing, and the U.S. Navy Seals’s Naval Special Warfare Development Group as an advisor to the Commander. She completed her Masters in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and conducted field research in post-conflict countries on ex-combatant and child soldier reintegration for the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations.

Aviva co-chairs the Innocence’s Project’s Advocates for Justice Committee. Aviva is currently working on a documentary about the shared experience between former child soldiers in Africa and youth in America who are exposed to persistent gun violence. 


Read her recent article in Newsweek here:


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