Nurit Amdur is the founder of several design related businesses and the founder and CEO of ALEX , a leading international toy brand. ALEX was sold in 2013 . Prior to her business ventures Nurit practiced law in NYC. Nurit was honored with the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and was named Wonder Woman of Toys.
Nurit mentored numerous women entrepreneurs and as a supporter of women in business she chaired the UJA Federation of New York Women’s Executive Circle. Nurit is a life long supporter of the arts , art education and dance . She is a member of the board of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and serves on the advisory board of the School of American Ballet. Nurit received the Patron of the Arts award from the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem.