Women

20 stories about Women
CTech Paris Conference Yasmine Loukach

“I think it's our responsibility as a community… to go out of our way to create opportunities for women.”

27.05.24|James Spiro
Yasmin Lukatz, Founder and Executive Director at Icon, spoke to CTech about the role of women in executive roles. 
שריל סנדברג בביקור באתר ההנצחה לנרצחים במסיבת נובה מתוך הסרט "זעקות ואז שתיקה"

Sheryl Sandberg's harrowing documentary exposes Hamas sex crimes

26.04.24|Ruta Kupfer
"Screams Before Silence," the documentary film initiated by Sheryl Sandberg about the sex crimes of Hamas on October 7, is available from today to watch on YouTube and a dedicated website, free of charge
ההפגנה מחוץ למטה ארגון האו"ם לקידום נשים

UN holds first session on Hamas sexual violence, 2 months after 7/10 massacre

05.12.23|Ariela Karmel
Following months of criticism for silence and inaction, a session was held by Israel’s Permanent Mission to the UN on gender-based crimes committed by Hamas at an event which included hundreds of attendees, survivor testimony and speeches from US political leaders
מוסף שבועי 7.9.23 צילום מסך מאתר CivitAI

When artificial intelligence meets sexual fantasies

12.09.23|Viki Auslender
With sites dedicated to AI-generated pornography, customized to a user's preference, and images based on real women, the way AI is being used for porn is raising new concerns about sexual exploitation, consent and misogyny
כנס משפיעות על הכלכלה ד״ר שחף שיבר מנהלת המח לרפואה דחופה ומנהלת יח אשפוז בית ביח בילינסון מקבוצת כללית

"I do not feel that Women's Day is necessary, because we work as equals"

05.03.23|Irad Atzmon Schmayer
Dr. Shachaf Shiber of Beilinson Hospital shared her experiences at the Calcalist conference on women and the economy. "Maybe I was lucky," she added
כנס משפיעות על הכלכלה עופרה שטראוס יור קבוצת שטראוס

"This is not the country I dreamed of and felt I was building"

05.03.23|Maya Nahum Shahal
Ofra Strauss, Chairperson of the Strauss Group, noted that the Israeli government has forgotten "to enact laws in our favor, for women's equality"
עובדות חרדיות תחום הייטק

Women constitute only a third of high-tech employees in Israel

29.01.23|CTech
A new report by Power in Diversity also showed that Arabs and ultra-Orthodox, which make up over 33% of the total population, only account for a total of 0.6% of high-tech employees
מוסף שבועי 20.4.22 טלי שם טוב

“I go crazy when women tell me ‘I can’t do it because of the kids’,” says Speedvalue founder and CEO

24.04.22|Roni Dori
Tali Shem Tov, who is the only female CEO of an Israeli publicly-traded high tech company explains why she doesn’t believe in glass ceilings
נשים בכנס של מליו

Melio launches mentoring program for women in high tech industry

28.03.22|Yafit Ovadia
The MentorMe program for female developers brings together women for a series of group and personal meetings, discussions, and networking
Sharon Uda, VP R_altD at CHEQ

From childhood to adulthood: Two pieces of advice for women looking for a career in tech

21.03.22|Sharon Uda
"If you want to succeed and see younger generations succeeding as well, you must be there for other women, for other girls. You must inspire them, mentor them, and lead the way for change," writes Sharon Uda, VP R&D at CHEQ
אליה טופול, מנהלת מוצר ב-PlayStudios

“Gender equality contributes to a peaceful, equal workplace environment, helps companies succeed”

16.03.22|Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
Calcalist spoke with Israeli women changing the future of gaming, with Part 4 featuring Elya Topol, Product Manager at Playstudios-Israel, who discusses how the gaming industry is helping slash widely-accepted stigmas
נשים בעבודה

Israel’s high tech industry facing harsh reality of female underrepresentation

08.03.22|Meir Orbach
Only 9.4% of startups were founded by women, who account for only 20% of senior management positions in companies and 16.5% of partner roles at funds investing in Israeli high tech. “It will take a long time before these gaps close,” says Innovation Authority head
פרס נעמת למדענות

Three researchers awarded Na'amat Prize for groundbreaking women scientists

06.02.22|CTech
The scholarships are designed to assist scientists in their field of research, thus setting an example of the struggle for equal opportunity and inspiration for many women
 סיון שמרי דהן Sivan Shimri Dahan Qumra Capital

Despite boom, Israeli tech remains tainted by female underrepresentation

10.01.22|Meir Orbach
A study by the Power in Diversity initiative, which examined 424 startups and 70 VC funds, found that the average percentage of women represented in the companies under study was 33%
מימין כנרת קארין חנה ינובסקי רחלי גרנות ו נועה זבר

“We can achieve gender diversity in tech without compromising on skills”

25.11.21|Allon Sinai
CTech caught up with Noa Zabar, CFO at Artlist; Kineret Karin, Co-Founder and COO at Rider Dome; Racheli Ganot, Founder and CEO of Rachip; and Hanna Yanovsky, GM and CRO at Caja Robotics, to hear their solutions on bringing more women into tech