Shaya is currently a student of Anthropology and Sociology at Haifa University. She graduated from the Arava Institute at 2012. For the past two years, she has volunteered in the environmental justice organization ‘Green Course’ – last year as the coordinator of the ‘activist training program’. She has worked in environmental education programs with the SPNI. In 2011, she completed a Permaculture Design course and eco building in Kibbutz Lotan, and in2012, she finished the introduction course ‘Garden keepers’ (Shomrei ha’gan). She joined YEEPI in 2013, and now teaches at Ein-Mahel school in the north.