Osnat Lupesko-Persky is a fourth-year Ph.D. student of Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University. She received her Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, in 2002, where she focused on criminal and international law and gained significant international-relations exposure both academically and professionally. She received her Masters of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University in 2007, where she focused on international law, international negotiations and conflict resolution.
During her Master’s studies, Ms. Lupesko-Persky worked at a humanitarian-aid organization in Sri Lanka post tsunami disaster (2005) where she coordinated housing rehabilitation between international organizations and governmental agencies. In 2006, based on her experience in international aid post natural-disasters, she was asked to contribute as a research assistant at the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs. She worked as a criminal defense attorney in New York city until 2013.