BGU Canada's International Women's Day Webinar: In the Shadow of October 7

As the world gears up to celebrate International Women's Day, Ben-Gurion University Canada, the fundraising arm of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, will mark the day with an insightful and thought-provoking webinar on March 7th. Titled "In the Shadow of October 7," the event brings together distinguished speakers Dana Gavish-Fridman, Founder of Yazamut 360 Entrepreneurship Centre and VP of BGN Technologies, and Dr. Sarai Aharoni, Senior Lecturer in the Program of Gender Studies.

Event Details:

  • Date: March 7, 2024
  • Time: 12 pm EDT | 11:00 am CT | 9:00 am PT 
  • Webinar Title: In the Shadow of October 7
  • Speakers: Dana Gavish-Fridman & Dr. Sarai Aharoni
  • Register here

Unveiling the Silence: Atrocities Against Israeli Women

The webinar is a deep dive into the atrocities faced by Israeli women on  and after the October 7th massacre. Dana Gavish-Fridman, a trailblazer in entrepreneurship and women's empowerment, joins Dr. Sarai Aharoni, an expert in Gender Studies, to shed light on the status of women in Israel post October 7th.

About Dana Gavish-Fridman: Visionary Entrepreneur and VP of Entrepreneurship

Dana Gavish-Fridman, Founder of Yazamut 360 Entrepreneurship Center at Ben-Gurion University and VP of Entrepreneurship at BGN Technologies, is a dynamic leader. A graduate of the Hebrew University with a BA in political science and literature, Dana transitioned from a successful career in news production for Israel's Channel 2, the Associated Press, and Fox News. Her journey reflects a commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship, combining academic excellence with practical insights. Dana Gavish-Fridman stands at the forefront of shaping a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem.

About Dr. Sarai Aharoni: Gender Studies Scholar and Advocate

Dr. Sarai Aharoni, Gender Studies lecturer at Ben-Gurion University, earned her Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University, focusing on Israeli women in peace negotiations. With publications on gender, peace, and conflict in Israel, she co-edited Where Are All the Women? (2004). As a founding member of the International Women’s Commission (IWC), and a member of Isha l’Isha-Haifa Feminist Center, Dr. Aharoni actively promotes women’s rights in Israel, blending academic expertise with dedicated advocacy.

Why Attend?

The webinar aims to provoke thought and initiate conversations about the silence surrounding the atrocities committed against Israeli women. It's an opportunity to gain valuable insights from two esteemed speakers who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the table.

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