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Join a community of developers and startups at the Microsoft Reactor Tel Aviv and connect with people, skills, and technology to enhance your career or personal learning. Take advantage of free, in-person presentations, workshops, and local meetup events to engage with industry experts and a local tech community who shares your interests.

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Learn more at:

https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/reactor/Location/Tel%20Aviv

Upcoming events (5)

How to become a Microsoft MVP - Women Edition (Hebrew)

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What is this session about?
Microsoft MVP isn't just a technological expert with a deep understanding of Microsoft products and services.
They’re also a community leader, someone who avidly shares their knowledge with the community, displaying exceptional leadership and a constant willingness to help others.

Why should you attend?
If you are interested to hear about the MVP role and how you can join the program!

This event is opened to everyone :)

Agenda:
16:00 Welcome & Intro to the Reactor
16:05 MVP program background
16:10 What doe it mean to be an MVP?
16:35 Q&A

Speakers:
Michal Wosk, Developers Marketing Manager, Microsoft
Elli Shlomo, Microsoft MVP
Avihai Hajaj, Microsoft MVP
Adi Stein, Developers Relations Manager, Microsoft
Moria Dror, Reactor Manager, Microsoft

The session will be delivered in Hebrew!

Female Founders Fireside chat

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Startup Founder Series – with Microsoft Regional Directors

What is this session about?
Being a female entrepreneur is not easy. Have you ever wondered what kind of challenges you need to overcome as a Female Founder?
Have you faced prejudice based on your gender when it comes to raising startup capital, balancing business and family life, and getting respect from your colleagues?
In this fireside chat, we will interview 2 Female Founders who are changing their industry and creating an impact on their communities across two different continents: Europe and Latin America.
Let´s see what challenges and lessons they´ve learned so far in building their growing startups.

Who is it aimed at?
Anyone who wants to get inspired by Female Founders and hear stories about how they’ve succeeded in their entrepreneurial careers.

Why should I attend?
Join us for this fireside chat to learn how to build a successful brand as a female entrepreneur alongside handling business and family life!

For more on this series visit - https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/reactor/eventseries/foundersstartup

Panellists:
Viviane Ribeiro
Viviane is Data & AI Solution Architect Lead, Technical Trainer and Writer, CEO at BI do Brasil and MasterDataLab, Microsoft Regional Director and MVP with more than 22 years of experience in IT and Business. She dedicated the last 20 years on consulting and training, mentorship, and Workshops, including classroom and online, attending more than 20000 students and developing an On-line platform with more than 500 hours of studies on Data Analytics, Engineering and Data Science. Viviane is also focusing on being aligned with the highest technologies being used and getting best practices for entrepreneurs, start-ups, and small businesses. Therefore, every 2 years, for 60 days, she participated in an immersion program in Silicon Valley. Apart from this, she enjoys spending time with her son and hanging out with family and friends.

Karin Fuentesová | CEO & Founder, Digitoo
Karin has been working in the field of accounting for more than 13 years and collaborated in the development and learning of a neural network as a Chief of AI Dataset. In recent years, she has become interested in the digitization, automation and robotization of routine accounting processes, and in 2019 she established her own company, Digitoo.

Building Your Personal Brand

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What is this session about?
You have a personal brand, but do you know what it is and are you projecting the desired message? This Personal and Business Branding session teaches you how to discover, refine, and market your brand, making a powerful statement that positively impacts your personal and business success.

Who is it aimed at?
The ideal attendees for this session are those intent on understanding, establishing, and marketing their brand to an audience of their peers and managers. The content is designed for any role, from individual contributor to program manager, to people manager, to executive leader.

Why should I attend?
Successful implementation of the concepts taught are powerful and effective in obtaining promotions and advancing one’s career goals.

Speaker info:
Leaning on countless customer management and leadership experiences, his ability to motivate and inspire both individuals and organizations is unsurpassed. Ben spent over 25 years as a manager, director, and consultant in the IT industry. In his IT career Ben has worked at IBM, Word Perfect, Novell, Attachmate, and Microsoft. His experience is grounded from attending Eastern Montana College and Brigham Young University on multiple music performance and education scholarships. Ben was born in Montana but has lived in the Seattle area for the past 23 years. Beyond his passion for IT, his pursuit of music has directed him to another outlet by performing in the Seattle Ensign Symphony and Chorus. He has also recently combined his IT career experience with his passion for music to create powerful and immersive learning events.

Check the full course details here!
https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/reactor/eventseries/softskillsemea

Transitioning to tech

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*This event is part of the International Women's Day Reactor Events*

What is this session about?
In this session you will hear stories from three women who made the transition in to tech from a non-technical background. How did they decide to get in to tech, what was their journey, where are they now.

Who is it aimed at?
Anyone making or thinking of making the transition into tech, or anyone who has already made the transition and is looking for tips to thrive in their new career

Why should you attend?
Get some tips, tricks and be inspired ✨

Speakers:

Luise Freese - Microsoft MVP - https://twitter.com/LuiseFreese
Luise is a Microsoft 365 Consultant based in Germany, MVP for Office Apps & Services, kick-butt Power Apps Developer, SketchNote Artist, blogger, speaker and stickerpreneur at pimpyourowndevice.com. She loves all things Lego, Community, Microsoft 365, calls herself a 'professional learner and too lazy runner" and strongly believes in the Sharing Is Caring mission. You can find her 24/7 on twitter.

Noga Tal, Global Director of StartUp Partnerships, Microsoft
Noga is a startup and tech entrepreneurship executive, specializing in global corporate innovation and startup engagement strategies. Noga currently leads a team at Microsoft that focuses on building the company’s relationships with startup-enabling organizations, ranging from investors and corporations to accelerators, incubators and communities. In previous roles, she led various areas of Microsoft’s startup cloud engagement strategy and execution world-wide. Prior to her work at Microsoft, Noga held various business management roles in mission driven startups, the consumer space and the non-profit industry.

April Speight, Cloud Advocate, Microsoft
April Speight is an author and developer advocate based in Beverly Hills, CA. She graduated from the University of Maryland University College with a BA in Global Business & Public Policy in addition to a certificate in Business Project Management. She later pursued and completed a MA in Luxury and Fashion Management at the Savannah College of Art and Design.
April began her professional career in the luxury fashion industry as a menswear stylist and visual merchandiser. She later transitioned into the tech industry as a project manager and systems analyst. In August 2020, she published Bite-Size Python: An Introduction to Python Programming with Wiley as a starter for adolescents to learn the Python programming language. She is currently a Sr. Cloud Advocate with the Spatial Computing technology team at Microsoft

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Code & Coffee - Exploring Web Development

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