ICC Panel: Opportunities for Hi Tech in the Arab community i...

ICC Panel: Opportunities for Hi Tech in the Arab community in Israel - Palo Alto

Apr 26, 2013 8:00am - 10:30pm

The ICC* Palo Alto is organizing a unique panel discussion on diversity through technology: "Opportunities for Hi Tech in the Arab community in Israel" There is a growing shortage of engineers in Israel hi tech, while Israel's Arab professionals are underrepresented in the field. Full integration of Israel's Arab professionals into the hi-tech industry will improve their economic status, benefit the economy generally, and create a bridge between Jewish and Arab societies in Israel The panel will feature leading Israeli Jewish and Arab Silicon Valley executives, an investor and a startupist from the Arab society in Israel and Tsofen, representing opportunities for social investment in the field. Join us for a discussion of the opportunities, challenges and future of integrating Arabs in Israel into the hi-tech sector. Time and Location: Friday, April 26th from 8:00am-10:30am break-out sessions with extra time for networking. Oshman Family JCC Taube Koret Campus 3921 Fabian Way Palo Alto, CA 94303 The event is in cooperation with Tsofen. * The Israeli Cultural Connection (ICC) is a hub for the Israeli community within the OFJCC in Palo Alto that aims to connect Israelis, celebrate Israeli culture and explore what it means to be an Israeli Jew living outside of Israel. of its donors are successful Israeli Hi-Tech entrepreneurs that are living in Silicon valley.