Women in Tech

20 stories about Women in Tech
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"My first job interview was two weeks after giving birth; a month later I started working"

25.06.23|Maayan Manela
Racheli Ganot, CEO and founder of the Ready Group, says that flexibility in the high-tech industry makes it very suitable for women
Shelly Bloch Yael Ophir

Israel is poised to lead the way in FemTech, but challenges remain in realizing full potential

07.06.23|Ariela Karmel
While interest has risen in tech related to women’s health, investors must move past their bias for Israel to lead the world in this sector
Hamutal Meridor Partner at Vintage Investment Partners

“My most amazing experiences have always happened when I didn't choose the most obvious path”

08.03.23|Noa Gadot
A firm believer in taking risks, Hamutal Meridor, Partner at Vintage Investment Partners, found herself walking away from sure things a number of times throughout her career and it was always the right choice
Shay Doron Principal at AND Ventures

“Dare to dream, it is the catalyst that starts everything”

06.03.23|Noa Gadot
Shay Doron, Principal at AnD Ventures, excelled on the basketball court, becoming Israel's first WNBA player. The teamwork and comradery that made her one of the country's most successful basketball players also ultimately led her to an early-stage fund
Calanit Valfer, Managing Partner Elah Fund

“Women need successful mentors and successful women need to pass it forward”

27.02.23|Noa Gadot
Calanit Valfer, Managing Partner at Elah Fund, firmly believes in doing good and shares her road to success which was paved through her mentors
Merav Weinryb VP and Managing Director, Europe and Israel at Qualcomm Ventures

“We need a dual movement from both the industry and from women”

22.02.23|Noa Gadot
Merav Weinryb, VP & Managing Director, Europe & Israel at Qualcomm Ventures, sees things refreshingly different, believing the burden of change lies with both genders
Idit Muallem Yedid General Partner at Pitango

“If you think you will be qualified in two years it means you are already there”

20.02.23|Noa Gadot
Idit Muallem-Yedid, General Partner at Pitango, Israel's largest VC, shares her many tips from her journey to the top
Bar Dor Associate at TLV Partners

"We do not invest in women just because they are women, they really were the best choices"

06.02.23|Noa Gadot
Bar Dor, Associate at TLV Partners, shares her story, her opinions, and concerns on juggling a family and a career
גיימינג גיימרית נשים מיזוגניה

Women make up a mere 10-20% of R&D teams in the Israeli gaming industry

01.02.23|Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
According to a recent survey by the GameIS association and the "Women in Gaming" community, only 21% of senior board members in gaming companies are women
Almog Zoosman-Lehman, Community _alt Partnerships Lead at Amiti Ventures

“I want others to see women in the room and think they might want to have a female co-founder”

01.02.23|Noa Gadot
Almog Zoosman-Lehman, Community & Partnerships Lead at Amiti Ventures, believes in the power of hard work and networking
מנכ"ל סייברסטארטס Cyberstarts גילי רענן והשותפה החדשה ליאור סיימון

"Women tend to feel they need more experience before they become entrepreneurs. You don't"

30.01.23|Noa Gadot
Lior Simon, General Partner at Cyberstarts, has built her whole career in VCs. She began at the bottom and through hard work and connecting with others made her way up the ladder

“There is an opportunity cost, especially when you're a mom”

23.01.23|Noa Gadot
Irit Kahan, Partner and Head of DTCP Israel, discusses how important it is to live life to its fullest and how that attitude pushed her to success
Liron Azrielant, General Partner at Meron Capital

“I get asked if my partner is the one making the decisions or whether the money comes from my parents”

18.01.23|Noa Gadot
Liron Azrielant, Managing Partner at Meron Capital, is one of the few female partners to have founded her own venture capital fund. This is her unique story of success
Sharin Fisher, Partner at Fort Ross Ventures

“In a startup you are selling a product, as VCs we are selling ourselves”

11.01.23|Noa Gadot
Sharin Fisher, Partner at Fort Ross Ventures, explains why it is important to build your network and shares how she did so on her journey to success
Maayan Cohen-Haziz, Israel Site Manager _alt Global Director of HR at CyberProof

"I felt I needed to prove something, and failure was not an option"

27.12.22|Noa Gadot
Maayan Cohen-Haziz , Israel Site Manager & Global Director of HR at CyberProof proves, through her story, how important a strong support system can be
Tami Mazel Shachar, CEO at Incredibuild

"The future belongs to diversity. Not because it is fair but because it is right"

19.12.22|Noa Gadot
Tami Mazel Shachar, CEO at Incredibuild, doesn’t just talk the talk regarding promoting diversity, she actually does something about it
Yulia Trakhtenberg, VP R_altD at Gloat

"Young women have a lot of opportunities these days. If you believe in yourself then go out and do it"

09.12.22|Noa Gadot
Yulia Trakhtenberg, VP R&D at Gloat, tells the story of how she scaled her way to the top with the help of her family
Danielle Dafni, CEO _alt Co-founder, Peech,ai

“The main issue is not succeeding or failing, it is feeling that you did something you are proud of”

16.10.22|Noa Gadot
Danielle Dafni, CEO & Co-founder of Peech.ai, shares her vision for video and her tips for success
Jasmin Inbar, VP Corporate Development  ASTERRA

"I never looked at obstacles in my life as a part of me being a woman"

11.10.22|Noa Gadot
Jasmin Inbar, VP Corporate Development at ASTERRA, shares how she reached the pinnacle of her career and her role in the company’s latest success, finding Lithium
Idit Gazit Berger - Digital Native, Microsoft

“Invite more people to dream with you, that's how you will succeed”

08.08.22|Noa Gadot
Idit Gazit Berger, Head of Digital Native at Microsoft, shares why Digital Native is significant, how being a woman has shaped her decisions, and what she has learned throughout her journey