Sivan is responsible for developing and coordinating partnerships with local government in order to expand the circle of excellence in mathematics and science in Israeli high schools. In addition, she is leading the cities of excellence forum within the Institute for Local Government in the Faculty of Social Sciences at Tel Aviv University.
Formerly, she worked at Shiur Acher (‘A Different Lesson’) NGO, where she led the ‘Teach Together’ program, integrating teaching assistants in secondary school classrooms in order to encourage students to select, persist and succeed in advanced mathematics, physics and chemistry studies. Sivan began her career as a mathematics teacher and taught in schools for 5 years. She holds a B.A in Economy and business administration from University of Haifa.