Gayle Meyers began her career as a policy analyst in the US Department of Defense, fighting the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East and staffing the US-Israel Joint Political Military Group.
She later directed the Middle East Regional Security program of Search for Common Ground. After moving to Israel, she worked as a grantwriter and fundraiser for civil-society organizations promoting regional peace and a shared society for Jewish and Palestinian citizens of Israel. She is now an independent resource-development consultant.
She teaches at the Institute for Youth Leaders from Abroad in Israel and has designed, facilitated, or participated in more than a dozen conflict-resolution initiatives.
Gayle received a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. She lives in Jerusalem with her family.