20 stories about Diversity
Guy Kashtan CTalk

Rewire: Covid-19 increased the diversity of our team

27.04.21|James Spiro
Speaking at Calcalist’s Tech on the Roof, CEO Guy Kashtan discussed how remote working led to an expansion in diversity efforts
Melio Dafna Matana Lena

Melio promotes three women to VP positions

19.04.21|James Spiro
In a move supporting gender parity in management, the platform's mangement welcomes Lena Loiberg, Matana Soreff, and Dafna Bareket
Gav Martell SkyX

Diverse companies must consider language and culture, says SkyX

Covid-19 has allowed companies to hire from anywhere, but they mustn’t lose track of diversity
Yaffa Abadi

The boy’s club mentality of VCs has got to go

17.02.21|Yaffa Abadi
It is time for VCs to break out from bro-culture and encourage diversity beyond mere lip-service
Shachar Grembek LGBTech

Israel’s LGBT tech sector is finally being seen

21.09.20|James Spiro
The organization offers members of the LGBT community opportunities to network and celebrate their identities without fear of discrimination
מימין אורית אלפרוביץ ענבל פולק  מחברת נאומי

When VCs claimed they couldn’t find female investors, these finance industry veterans started their own club

09.09.20|Hagar Ravet
Orit Alperovitz and Inbal Polak were sick of being the only women in the room, so, they started a women-only investor club and are hoping to change the industry, one investment at a time
Illit Raz, CEO of Joonko

Achieving diversity means going remote, says Joonko CEO

23.06.20|James Spiro
Ilit Raz, Co-Founder and CEO of Joonko, talks with CTech about remote working, Covid-19, and the future of work
המבורגר טבעוני של המותג ביונד מיט Beyond Meat

MeaTech sets sights on Nasdaq listing

22.06.20|Nurit Kadosh
Bioprinting meat company’s stock surged 22.3% on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on the news and has climbed over 200% on the year
מוסף מנהלים 31.12.19 נשים חרדיות במרכז מטריקס במודיעין עילית

A Women, an Arab Engineer, and a Haredi Certified Coder Walk Into a Job Interview

25.05.20|Maayan Manela
While work from home, as a new standard, helped remove some of the barriers preventing diversity in Israeli tech, there is still a long way to go to ensure equal opportunities are truly available
קומרה מימין ארז שחר בועז דינטי ו סיון שמרי דהן

In Israel, Just 8% of VC Investing Partners Are Female, Data Shows

11.03.20|Hagar Ravet
Sivan Shamri Dahan, general partner at Tel Aviv-based venture capital firm Qumra, thinks VC funds need to take a more proactive approach towards diversity
עובדות חרדיות תחום הייטק

Majority of Israeli Women in Tech Are Not Actually Involved in Tech, New Survey Shows

09.03.20|Maayan Manela
According to the survey, which questioned 250 women, 68% of female startup workers in Israel do not occupy technological positions; more than 40% have experienced pay discrimination due to their gender
עובדים משרד מחשבים אופן ספייס

Female Employees in Israel Still Make Significantly Less

08.03.20|Billy Frenkel
A collection of data from reports released ahead of International Women's Day Sunday reveals a glum picture of gender inequality in the Israeli workforce
המחזור הראשון של מאיץ סטארט אפ נגב

New Accelerator Catering to Bedouin Entrepreneurs Launches in Israel's Negev Desert

As part of the program, each participating project will receive a grant of between $8,700 and $14,500
איימן עאמר מייסד חברת Skilling

Burnt by Homogeneous Tech Ecosystem, Israeli-Druze Entrepreneur Sets Out to Eliminate Hiring Bias

16.01.20|Hagar Ravet
Tech veteran Aiman Amer of the Druze village of Julis in northern Israel left his position at software testing company Qualitest to found human resources company SkillInn
יזמיות היי טק בצילום קבוצתי עם מיצג של אנגלה מרקל

Gender Diversity Report: Israel Falls Behind on Number of Female Directors

15.10.19|Irit Avishar
The Gender 3000 report series published annually by the Credit Suisse Research Institute surveys 30,000 executive positions in 56 countries
שיעור ביולוגיה ימית ב בית ספר רמה ב רמת השרון

School-Age Education May Offer Best Hope for Israel’s Tech Talent Crunch, Says Report

05.06.19|Lilach Baumer
Israel’s tech industry is already tapping most of Israel’s existing highly skilled workers, casting doubt on the viability of various incentive programs intended to draw more people to the sector, according to a new report by the Taub Institute for Social Policy Studies
The view from SOSA TLV

Can More Israelis Join the Country’s Tech Boom? Two Reports Draw Conflicting Conclusions

16.12.18|Amarelle Wenkert and Hagar Ravet
Jewish, non-Orthodox men take up 74.1% of the country’s tech jobs. Two-thirds of the tech companies that participated in a survey reported having zero Arab employees
עובדות חרדיות תחום הייטק

Western Digital Takes Leap of Faith with Israeli Jewish Ultra-Orthodox Female Coders

07.11.18|Hagar Ravet
A new initiative seeks to get Orthodox coders into high-paying tech jobs. One problem: searching for engineering solutions on a Kosher internet
ועידת הדיגיטל והמובייל אסף רפפורט מיקרוסופט ב ישראל

Israeli Tech Sector Lacks Diversity , Says General Manager of Microsoft's Local Outpost

29.10.18|Adi Pick
Assaf Rappaport, general manager of Microsoft Israel, spoke on Monday at Calcalist’s eighth annual digital and mobile conference