Shanel is a senior at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. She has created her own club on campus called The Magic of Balance which seeks to promote Jewish and Israeli values; including diversity and acceptance. Shanel also works very hard to combat misconceptions about Israel on campus by being very involved with her Student Association. Since joining the Hasbara team, Shanel has developed courage from gaining a marvellous community which stands behind her. Shanel plans to advocate for minority groups in Israel to become a voice for them in North America. Displaying the true face of Israel which is a safe haven for all people.