Women

20 stories about Women
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Women: Say yes to your place at the table!

01.03.21|Liat Bekier
In a world in which women's voices are not heard as much as men’s, it is time to turn up the volume and put women at the center of the stage
נשים דרוזיות ב לוטוס

Fintech company Finastra-Israel brings Druze female programmers to the forefront

10.01.21|Yafit Ovadia
“What’s beautiful is that we’ve created a beautiful community of women who’ve dreamed big,” says head of Druze female boot camp on shattering stereotypes and encouraging workplace diversity
פאנל נשים יזמיות ועידת דובאי

“In the banking sector there is no glass ceiling for women”

30.11.20|Neta Li-Binshtock
“In cyber, fintech, and commerce there are great opportunities, but we must bring investments from companies in the Arab world to promote women,” panelists say during women’s forum in Dubai
הוועידה הכלכלית הלאומית 2016 מאיה גורה

Israel named by Mastercard as the best country for women entrepreneurs

23.11.20|Lital Samet and Maayan Manela
Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs for 2020 highlighted Israel’s success in institutional backing for SMEs and its goal of doubling the number of female entrepreneurs within two years
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Clenching by day grinding at night - How is the pandemic impacting women's teeth?

11.11.20|Yafit Ovadia
Study finds the pandemic is stressing Israeli women out and they’re taking it out on their teeth, 50% suffering from Bruxism
Hila Korach Inspira הילה קורח

Israeli female role models launch Inspira, a new network for entrepreneurial women

10.09.20|James Spiro
Its podcast and social media network is designed for gendered languages, such as Hebrew, Arabic, and Spanish
Tech Awards Winners

4 female Israeli founders chosen for European Woman in Tech Award ahead of London Tech Week

19.08.20|James Spiro
The entrepreneurs, who come from a variety of business fields, will later speak in specialized London Tech Week events in September
הילה אוביל ברנר יזמיות אקסטארז

Coronavirus Was a Disaster for Feminism, Says Head of Techstars Accelerator

20.05.20|Adi Pick
Hilla Ovil-Brenner, the founder of Yazamiot, a non-profit organization with over 5,000 members that promotes female entrepreneurship spoke to CTech about how Covid-19 affects female entrepreneurs
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
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The World Needs More Female Investors

08.03.20|Efrat Shuster
From greater diversity to an emphasis on impact technologies, women who invest can potentially transform the tech industry for the better
בניין קרייזלר מנהטן ניו יורק למכירה

Mapped Israeli Women Entrepreneurs in New York

30.12.19|Elihay Vidal
A new project by “Israeli Mapped in NY” maps Israeli startups headed or founded by women
בר ירון barr yaron WOSNA

New Tel Aviv Accelerator Offers Program Dedicated to Female Founders

02.09.19|Adi Pick
Officially launched last week, WOSNA currently hosts a first cohort made up of 11 startups with at least one female founder
לילך אשר טופילסקי מנכלית בנק דיסקונט

Recent Banking Sector Upheaval Leaves Israel Even More Bereft of Female Leaders

22.07.19|Hagar Ravet
A recent Standard & Poor's report revealed that soon, of the 125 highest capitalized companies on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, only one will have a female CEO
טייבה עיר ערבית ערביי ישראל

Technion, Arab Women’s Organization to Launch Ride-Sharing App

10.03.19|Adi Pick
Much of Israel’s Arab population lives outside the country’s metropolitan centers, where most local tech firms have set up offices, possibly contributing to the relatively low number of Arab employees in the Israeli tech scene
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
יזמיות היי טק בצילום קבוצתי עם מיצג של אנגלה מרקל

Protesting Underrepresentation, Israeli Female Techies Take Center Stage

11.10.18|Adi Pick
Around eighty Israeli female techies gathered on Wednesday in front of the Tel Aviv city hall to take a picture with a cardboard figure of Angela Merkel
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First Aid Bracelet Wins First Place at Orthodox, Women-Only Hackathon

28.06.18|Lilach Baumer
Intel and IBM were among the tech companies to pose challenges for 106 participants at the two-day Jerusalem event
מיכל קאהן עם שותפיה מאיר פלג אייל דגן עופר עיני

In Israeli Tech, Women are Worth Half as Much as Men

09.04.18|Hagar Ravet
Women entrepreneurs, already less prominent in the Israeli tech industry, raise half as much money as their male peers, a new report by research company IVC says