At IDB Bank, community outreach has always been a central part of our mission. From local business and networking groups to major national organizations, you’ll find our highly talented team members volunteering their expertise to help build the kinds of communities that foster innovation and success. That’s why we’re so delighted to be partnering with the Israeli American Council (IAC) and to be participating in their annual EDGE Conference, taking place virtually from Monday, February 22nd to Friday, February 26th.
Building ties in the Israeli-American community
The IAC was founded with the singular goal of creating a more engaged and united Israeli-American community. Through their one-of-a-kind, five-day EDGE Summit, the organization helps bring young (22-42) Israeli-American and Jewish-American professionals together by encouraging networking and collaboration. Throughout the conference, leading minds and professional speakers share their insights and give invaluable tools to participants. This year, topics will range from finance and the economy to entrepreneurship and personal growth, with alternating broadcasted public sessions and intimate workshops, as well as exclusive mentoring opportunities. By means of an innovative platform, IAC EDGE members will be able to enjoy the summit as a unique virtual experience, and will be free to roam virtual rooms; attend sessions, workshops and panels; and mingle organically with speakers and other participants. In this way, the IAC is helping to strengthen the bond between American Jews and Israelis to both the IAC and the State of Israel.
Join IDB’s Noa Kolp for two engaging discussions
On Monday, February 22nd—the first day of the conference—Noa Kolp, IDB Bank’s Head of Technology Banking will be moderating two timely and highly engaging discussions. The first session, entitled “Work/Life Balance and Leadership Decisions During a Time of Crisis,” begins at 12:30 PM ET and will focus on insights and lessons from CEOs regarding work/life balance and the leadership decisions they made during the pandemic. Following this panel, at 1:00 PM ET Noa will sit down for a one-on-one conversation with Yonatan Adiri, the CEO of Healthy, a technology company developing ways to use your smartphone camera as both a medical device and a diagnostic tool. As Noa told us, “IAC’s mission is to foster connections between Israelis living in the US. This is also the essence of IDB’s Technology Banking team, as we see ourselves as a bridge between startup nation and the US. Our two organizations’ shared goals enable tremendous collaboration as we work together to create an IsraeliAmerican tech community of startups, founders, investors and entrepreneurs.”
For tickets to Monday’s EDGE Conference sessions, and for the full week of events, please visit their website