IOF Woman of Steel Gal Lousky

The Women of Steel Project - February 2014 - Gal Lousky
February’s IOF Woman of Steel is changing the face of emergency disaster relief in the some of the hardest hit areas in the world.

Gal Lousky was nominated for the Women of Steel project by the Israeli Foundation for Osteoporosis and Bone Diseases.  She is the 45 year old founder and general manager of Israel Flying Aid (IFA), an organization that follows her vision of vision of a world where teams can organize quickly and effectively to respond to emergency situations.  The organization currently accounts for 1200 volunteers, made up of nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists and more.

Nominate a strong woman in your life to be one of the IOF’s “Women of Steel”.

The Woman of Steel project is an ongoing campaign, and IOF is actively seeking nominations for candidates who are examples of strength, inside and out. Each month, one nominee will be highlighted on our Facebook page and on our website at and Selection is made by our executive committee based on the power each nominee’s story and the difference they have made to in other peoples’ lives.

In addition to being featured, they will be honored with their own personalized poster, and may have the chance to share their story at an event organized by the IOF’s local affiliate in their city*

Women of Steel Nomination Process

There are two ways in which to nominate women to the Women of Steel project:

Email: nominations can be sent directly to

Nominations should include:

NAME – the nominees full name, plus email address
WHY – a short summary of why this person is being nominated  (2-3 lines max.)
STORY – a longer description of the nominee’s story, including details on what makes this person a good candidate to be an IOF Woman of Steel.

Facebook: Nominations can also be made easily through the Facebook Women of Steel nomination widget

Find out more about Gal Lousky and the Women of Steel project by visiting