Ira has worked in media companies and non-profit organizations for the past six years. She has experience in project management at NGOs, fundraising, designing and executing educational programs, community building, and developing new products. Most of her projects aim to strengthen independent media outlets and kick off journalists' professionalism. She also writes articles on the media sphere for niche publications. Ira expects the SDSI program will help her drive change in media companies and non-profit organizations.