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Israeli women agritech pioneers

Last week’s newsletter featured Biotipac – winner of ACT Foodtech’s “Women of AgriFood Nation” competition. This video highlights the other female-led contestants – Yo-egg, IncrediBowl, Fermata, Maolac and BugEra. All are new to this newsletter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuK-VU64k5I&t=18s

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Women climb the tech ladder

Many Israeli organizations aim to help promote opportunities for women to join the Israeli hi-tech industry (see here previously). Now Jerusalem-based Fem JLM has launched a program – FemForward, offering lectures, mentors and networking to help women in tech progress … Continue reading

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Elite IDF unit to train women for tech

The Woman2Woman program set up by graduates of the IDF’s elite 8200 tech unit is to train women for positions in Israel’s booming hi-tech industry. The program will partner leading tech companies, including Microsoft Israel, Salesforce, Dell and General Motors. … Continue reading

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Helping Israeli women get technology jobs

“AI for Women” is a project set up by Bella Abrahams, director at Intel Israel. It uses artificial intelligence tools to analyze and group career advice. A vital resource to help Israeli women launch or boost their tech career and … Continue reading

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Promoting more women in tech

Ruth Polachek is the Chairwoman, Founder and CEO of “she codes”, a community of 30,000 Israeli female software developers. The goal of “she codes” is to have 50% female representation in the tech industry within a decade. Ruth is also … Continue reading

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Bringing religious Druze women into hi-tech

Israel’s Lotus Hub recruits young women from the Druze Arab village of Daliyat el-Karmel, who majored in STEM subjects in high school. The religious Druze women are trained in computer programming and then work for companies from the shared office … Continue reading

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81 Haredi women complete tech training

81 religious Jewish women completed the first two-year Adva program that trains women for tech development jobs. The virtual graduation event was attended by Israeli tech executives, who recruited the graduates for Apple, Facebook, Check Point, XM Cyber and others. … Continue reading

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Israel’s European Tech Women

4 Israeli female entrepreneurs have been chosen to speak at the first UK DIT European Tech Women Event in London on 2nd Sep. They are among 24 European Region women recognized for their achievements in the tech field. The Israelis … Continue reading

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Haredi women surge into hi-tech

The number of ultra-Orthodox tech employees jumped by 52% in 2014-2018; 71% of them are women. The report was compiled by the Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), together with non-profit KamaTech, that seeks to integrate Haredi Jews into the country’s … Continue reading

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Israeli women join global tech network

The WomenTech Network, a global movement to promote gender diversity in the technology sector, has set up an Israel chapter. It will officially launch at the organization’s 24-hour virtual conference themed “Women Taking Up Space” on 27th May. It features … Continue reading

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