South African native, attorney, connector, and author, Olga Meshoe Washington is a keen pro-Israel advocate and in this capacity serves as the Chief Executive Officer of DEISI International and as a board member of the Institute for Black Solidarity with Israel. Olga’s expertise and unique narrative on South Africa and Africa relations with Israel, the Christian mandate to stand with Israel and her engaging delivery have contributed to Olga being a regular on the speakers’ circuit across Africa and the United States. In 2022, Olga was invited to speak at the 49th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and also participated in a UNHRC side event hosted by UN Watch in Geneva.
Olga was named as one of South Africa's 2011 influential young Christian leaders and in 2016 she received the 2016 Jerusalem Award from the World Zionist Organization, in recognition of advocacy for the state of Israel and the South African Jewish Community.
Olga’s literary work includes Israelophobia and the West by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and Paths of the Righteous: Stories of Heroism, Humanity and Hope by Ari Mittleman.
Olga also currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Club Z, a Zionist Youth Program in the US.
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