Maj. Gen. (ret.) Orna Barbivai is the former head of the IDF Manpower Directorate. She was the first woman to be made Major-general .Barbivai was the first female to hold the IDF positions of Chief Adjutant Officer of a Command, Chief Adjutant Officer, Head of the Ground Forces' manpower section and head of the Individuals' Sector in the Manpower Directorate. Barbivai has received a Bachelor’s degree in humanities from Ben Gurion University and an MBA in Business Management from the University of Derby in Israel.