Maytal Kowalski was born in Winnipeg, Canada (AKA the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation), to an interfaith family and made Aliyah in 1994. She has lived on a Kibbutz, Moshav, and in the mixed city of Nazereth/Nof Hagalil, and attended junior high and high school within the kibbutz schooling system. She currently lives in Vancouver, Canada, (AKA the traditional and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations).

 

Maytal is the Manager of Marketing Strategy at Vancouver Foundation, a community foundation based in British Columbia, Canada and is the co-founder of Press Pause Collective, a fundraising and marketing consulting collective, focusing on inclusive and equitable practices within the field. Maytal also serves on the board of directors for the New Israel Fund of Canada. She is also the co-founder of Press Pause Collective, a fundraising and marketing consulting collective, focusing on inclusive and equitable practices within the field. Clients include Cycle Toronto, Heart to Heart, and JQT Vancouver.

 

In addition to her expertise in marketing and fundraising, Maytal is a classically trained dancer, circus performer, dog foster-parent, and pet mom to Sydney the cat and Pezmo the dog.