Galit Levitin, Co-founder of Green Chamber of the South
Dr. Levitin is an internationally established scientist who has spent most of her professional life in performing cuttingedge clean technology research.
A true believer in a sustainable future that can be achieved through ethically and environmentally responsible behavior and the collaborative efforts of business, government organizations, academia, and communities, Dr. Levitin co-founded the Green Chamber of the South (Green Chamber of Commerce) in 2008. Through her work in the Chamber, Dr. Levitin helps to create educational and business development programs for both big and small companies. Coupling strong leadership skills with her commitment to ensuring a positive future for the world around us, she helps drive awareness of the importance of sustainable business practice for economic development of the Southeastern region. In order to boost the sustainable economic development and green jobs creation, Dr. Levitin and the Chamber’s co-founder Ofra Tessler started a Green House Accelerator to help with incubation of and mentorship for clean technology companies.
Dr. Levitin was named to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2010 Up and Comers List for the top 40 executives under the age of 40. Both Ofra Tessler and Dr. Levitin were also featured by Piedmont Review magazine as a leaders in the sustainability movement
Dr. Levitin holds a PhD in Physical and Electroanalytical Chemistry and Mastersin Analytical Chemistry from the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.
Dr. Levitin has been active with various nonprofit organizations including the American Israel Chamber of Commerce, Intown Academy, new community based Charter School, and the American Chemical Society.