Nofar Mazursky is a visiting scholar of the Human and Resilience lab at NYU Marron Institute for Urban Management. She earned her Ph.D. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Her dissertation focused on LGBTQ+ youth in out-of-home care in Israel and specifically on their perceived risk, vulnerability, resilience, and well-being. She currently focuses on human trafficking in the U.S. and worldwide. Mazursky won the Haruv scholarship for a post-doctoral fellowship, the post-doctoral scholarship from Israel’s Council for Higher Education for outstanding students, and the Israel Scholarship Education Foundation for a post-doctoral fellowship. She formerly held positions as a clinical social worker with years of experience with children in mental health facilities care.