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Written About the Israeli Entrepreneurship for Kids Program
and Galit Zamler's Activities

We've collected articles and podcasts on this page about Galit Zamler's Israeli Entrepreneurship for Kids program, hackathons she leads, and more.

The publications are sometimes about schools that teach the programs and initiatives that children put into practice, and sometimes they are about hackathons and projects developed there.

However, sometimes they are about Galit's work and the information she shares with us.

A Visit by a South American Delegation

In cooperation with Galit Zamler, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs visited the HaYovel School in Ashdod with a delegation of educators from South America.

Pnina Weinstein manages the school where Galit's Entrepreneurship for Kids program is taught.

Ashdodent, an internet magazine, covered the event:

A Visit by a South American Delegation at the Hayovel school with Galit Zamler

A talk in the Speakers Community

Galit Zamler spoke in the lecture community about hackathons to promote innovation. Everyone agrees that innovation is vital to the development of an organization. Galit explained in her lecture what hackathons are and how they are events in which innovation is generated from the bottom up, and therefore effective.

Galit Zamler talk about hackathons

Indonesian Entrepreneurship Competition

Galit Zamler is a judge in an international entrepreneurship competition from Indonesia

Galit Zamler acted as a judge in an international competition for entrepreneurs organized by the Krya organization in Indonesia.

Innovation Club in Rehovot

Ital Batzir Alsech, who leads the municipal innovation club in Rehovot, invited six women innovation leaders to a 6:06 event. Galit Zamler also talked about how organizations promote innovation through hackathon events.

Galit Zamler talks about promoting innovation in organizations through hackathons

Now You're Talking

Watch the session of the Now You're Talking community run by Shirley Armeland Hen. The session dealt with the question "A Hackathon, Is It For Me Too?", Moderated by Galit Zamler (In Hebrew).

Women Tech Network 2022

As part of an international mentoring program for women-led by the Women Tech Network association, Galit Zamler was recognized by the organization with a certificate of appreciation in the year 2022 for her mentoring activities.

Certificate of appreciation for Galit Zamler from the Women Tech Network

GIFT Organization

Galit Zamler has joined the team leading the Global Innovation Field Trip - The GIFT organization.

This organization brings together people from around the world who are involved in entrepreneurship education and who cultivate the next generation of entrepreneurs.

As a result of this activity, for the first time, students from three Israeli schools presented their project ideas at the international event organized by the organization in January 2022.

Galit Zamler has joined the leading team of the global GIFT organization

Be Relevant Podcast

Or Pelach participated in a hackathon a few years ago and won first place with her team.

It was a great experience for her, and she wanted to learn more about hackathons.

Or interviewed Galit Zamler for the Be Relevant podcast (In Hebrew) about hackathons as a way to promote innovation in organizations.

Women Tech Global Conference

Galit is a speaker in an international conference for women in tech

Galit Zamler took part in an international conference for women in tech.

In her lecture, Galit told the story of her Vickathon venture for leading experiential hackathons.

Vickathon is actually a conversion of a technological component within the "Entrepreneurship for Kids" program into a new and advanced project for running hackathons and entrepreneurial competitions.

Galit also spoke in her lecture about positive thinking, identifying opportunities, the skill of "connecting the dots," and leveraging of knowledge and resources, even during a challenging period.

The Student Podcast

Liel Fleishman intreviews Galit Zamler to his podcast

Liel Fleishman, who runs the "Student" podcast, interviewed Galit Zamler.

We talked about entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education, and more.

Feel free to listen to this session (in Hebrew) here.

India Today

The India Today Online Magazine conducted a comprehensive review of school entrepreneurship learning platforms, noting the Israeli Entrepreneurship for Kids (EFK) Program as one of the top platforms worldwide.

The Israeli Entrepreneurship for Kids Program is one of the world's leaders in teaching students entrepreneurship classes in schools

Women Tech Network

Galit Zamler, who founded Vickathon for leading experiential virtual hackathon, is one of 12 Israeli women who are tech ambassadors, part of 100,000 women worldwide.

Galit Zamler is one of 12 leading Israeli women and technology ambassadors

Technological Innovation Group in Education

The Facebook group, Technological Innovation in Education, published Galit Zamler's point of view. Galit claims that "only a school staff that adopts a culture of entrepreneurship, will make the school relevant."

It should be noted that most of the respondents to the publication agreed with what she said.

Galit Zamler explains how to make schools relevant.

Below is the content:

"That's Galit Zamler's opinion. Do you agree?

'When the school staff is familiar with the entrepreneurial arena and adopts the language, culture, and skills, that it offers in the classroom and in everyday life, it inevitably makes the school one that is relevant for the students and provides a learning experience that prepares them for tomorrow's world.

The entrepreneurial process includes many aspects of openness, brainstorming, teamwork, asking questions, researching, analyzing information, drawing conclusions, receiving feedback, standing in front of an audience, curiosity, communication skills, dealing with new things, experience, failure, success, etc.'

When assimilating a culture and skills of entrepreneurship, learning is done out of interest, doing, and an ongoing development process of both teachers and students.

Therefore, a school that wants to adopt a culture of entrepreneurship cannot be satisfied with an external facilitator that will run with the students an entrepreneurship course. A course like this could be very interesting and enriching, but its impact is limited.

To be relevant to students and prepare them for the real world outside the school walls, one must go through a deep and continuous exposure to the world of entrepreneurship, understand it, and conduct conducted according to it. This process should start first with staff preparation'.

A little about Galit: She developed an entrepreneurship program for children and youth and- Vickathon - For leading experiential virtual hackathons.

Israel21C Magazine

Last year, the Israel21C online magazine published an article about the EFK program. Following this article, people from different countries around the world showed interest in the program and three companies from India, Vietnam, and Botswana acquired a license to distribute the program in schools in their country.

Galit Zamler told the Israel21C's reporter about it and thanked her for that, and the reporter decided to write a follow-up article under the title Our story leads to deals in India, Vietnam, Botswana

Israel21C Magazine in a second article on the success of the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program around the world

This article also became popular over the internet and got many shares.

Not just the governments, but #Indian and #Israeli companies also love to partner with each other to create better future. #Israel's @galitzamler and her K-12 curriculum is creating winning formula for kids in #India through @carengrowind https://t.co/PJjXXMFudj pic.twitter.com/LEfSsGGyrw

— Israel in Bengaluru (@IsraelBangalore) June 19, 2019

The Open University

Galit Zamler in a lecture at the Open University

Galit Zamler was invited by the Open University's Entrepreneurship Club to share her story as an entrepreneur.

The name of the lecture: "From a Social Initiative in One Class to an International Business Venture."

The attendees were impressed and got inspired by Galit's story.

Galit Zamler in a lecture at the Open University's Entrepreneurship Club

Watch the lecture (in Hebrew)

Jewish Independent

The online Jewish Magazine in Canada Jewish Independent wrote how the EFK program began as a volunteer project and how it has evolved and spread to many Israeli schools and abroad.

An article on the Jewish Independent magazine about Galit Zamler

TV5 College Connect

At the beginning of January 2019, the EFK program was launched in India by Carengrow company led by Dr. Meghana. The program launch wad part of an innovative and entrepreneurial event in cooperation with Mr. Winny Patro from the Ministry of Education in Andhra Pradesh.

Viral Mom

Internet magazine Viral Mom interviewed Galit Zamler as an entrepreneur and asked her to give one tip, which in her opinion is the most important to success.

 Internet magazine Viral Mom interviewed Galit Zamler as an entrepreneur


Abigail Klein Leichman, a writer and associate editor at the ISRAEL21c magazine, wrote about Galit Zamler and her entrepreneurial program.

an article about Galit Zamler and her entrepreneurial program

Sun Sentinel Magazine, USA

Entrepreneurship for Kids Program was launched for the first time outside of Israel at the Hebrew Academy school, Miami Beach, Florida, USA, headed by Rabbi Avi Bossewitch, Dean of Academics and Innovation.

The Sun Sentinel magazine interviewed Galit Zamler and Rabbi Avi Bossewitch on the occasion of the launch. To read the full interview, click on the link.

Israel start-up nation educates for entrepreneurship

Jeducation World Magazine, USA

The Jeducation World magazine also published an article on the implementation of the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program for the first time in the USA. Click the link for the full article.

 The Entrepreneurship for Kids Program is implemented for the first time in the USA

Telecom News Magazine

The Telecom News Magazine also wrote about launching the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program in the USA.

Teaching the entrepreneurship program that developed in Israel

Kav LaHinuch

Kav LaHinuch Magazine wrote in the section "Good to Know", dated April 27, 2017, about the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program

Kav LaHinuch Magazine wrote about the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program

Southern Sharon Regional Council Newspaper

Sixth-graders at the "Katznelson" elementary school studying entrepreneurial lessons led by the teacher Lee Glick.

The students thought about ideas for projects and prepared models, which they presented on a summit day to Galit Zamler, the developer of the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program.

The newspaper of the Southern Sharon Regional Council wrote about this:

The newspaper wrote about the Entrepreneurship for Kids Program

The Marker

Gil Shurka, a columnist for The Marker, wrote about the entrepreneurial program for children in schools.

The Marker magazine

Telecom News website

Avi Weiss, the Editor-in-Chief of the Telecom News website, attended a lecture by Galit Zamler as part of the Open University Entrepreneurship Club.

The Open University

In his article "our oil wells are the minds of the entrepreneurs. Therefore, starting an entrepreneurship in elementary school", summed up the main content of the lecture.

The Telecom magazine

I am 10 Website

I am 10 website helps students to learn and practice the material that is taught in schools for free by using videos on various learning topics, and so with the kind assistance of volunteers.

The site found it appropriate to mention our entrepreneurial program for children as such that helps to build a better and more equal company. And for that, the we would like to thank those behind the website "I am 10."

Ani 10 website

Free Lesson - issue March 2015

Tamira Galili, a magazine reporter for "Free Llesso," visited the HaShalom school in Mevasseret Zion, which has implemented the enrichment program for the second year, guided by Sigal Bar, the Vice Principal.

After the visit, she published this article "Learning to make dreams come true."

Free lesson magaizne

The article tells about the project Students' Room, which the young entrepreneurs carried out. It also tells about the Tu Bishvat Fair project and the first Hackathon for kid entrepreneur students in Israel.

This is part of the article:

"The entrepreneurship course, according to Galit Zamler, the developer of entrepreneurial program for schools, helped the children to explore the subject in depth. During the first meetings, they discussed issues such as why in general, they should engage in entrepreneurship?, What is the advantage they gain by developing initiatives?, And what is the contribution of entrepreneurship to their lives?.

They reviewed and examined existing projects. They defined potential entrepreneurs' characteristics, and expanded their perspective to the entrepreneur's immediate surroundings. They also examined feedbacks of the closest people and defined what is a supportive environment."

"In order to define who is an entrepreneur, the students learned about success stories of entrepreneurs. The students met with young entrepreneurs, some of whom were successful and some who had failed.

They wanted to learn from their experience. Later they learned about the importance of defining a vision, they formulated the principles of successful entrepreneurship, and discussed the needed resources. The young students were not deterred from the less pleasant aspects like common mistakes of entrepreneurs, as well as review and analysis of failed ventures.

All this followed the discussion of why you should learn from the experience of others. Guest entrepreneurs were also invited to the course."

Read the full article - by clicking on the link (in Hebrew).

Globes - Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

In honor of 2014 GEW, a number of entrepreneurs were asked to write about their work.

Galit Zamler responded to the call, and the column she wrote appeared in an article published in the global news under the title "GEW in Israel: entrepreneurs for the sake of encouraging the periphery."

The subject of the column: "Israeli Students Mark the Global Entrepreneurship Week, by Galit Zamler."

Globes magazine

The Great People Everywhere

The Great People Everywhere organization was established in order to contribute and strengthen Israeli society, by providing recognition, appreciation and exposure to people who have decided to change their reality by contributing to the community and the environment.

The organization strives to promote the values of social justice and help to others that are reflected in daily "little" deeds and influential acts alike.

The organization believes that the mediadoes not provide a sufficient platform for social actions, and therefore Great People Everywhere sought to allow exposure to the public.

The organization works to expose and cherish the good people behind the deeds. This way they believe awareness will increase and motivate the public to help others.

From the Facebook page of the organization:

Great people everywhere

Ladies and gentlemen! We are proud to present to you the latest righteous person of the month of May: Galit Zamler. Galit was chosen as the great person of the week.

Galit has been leading the successful Entrepreneurship for Kids Program for several years. Recently, the Israeli foreign ministry hosted a delegation of leading educators from developing countries, to learn from us how Israel encourages entrepreneurship education from an early age. Galit does not manage the association and was not paid for her fantastic work, and many schools are now implementing her program.

Galit, we have considerable respect for your contribution to the community and your efforts to promote young people in the world, and in Israel in particular. Congratulations! Give her encouragement for her wonderful work and enter the page to give her a Like and recognize and appreciate more lovely people like her!


In the Amirim school in Binyamina, a group of grades 4-6 studied the entrepreneurial program under the supervision of Hila Attias Almagor. The local newspaper "Vine" wrote about the course.

HaGefen magazie

Magazine "ead of Education facing educators in Israel, wrote about the subject of entrepreneurship in education and covered the activities of the children's entrepreneurial program.

Head of education magazine

The Child That Was Exposed to the Entrepreneurial Arena

Li Keren, a nine-year-old girl, disengaged from the television for 100 days, during which she discovered the entrepreneurial activity.

wrote about as

Photo: Lilach Keren

Galit Zamler Entrepreneurship for Kids Programme

The Economist

Towards the 2010 GEW, Galit Zamler took part in a panel of entrepreneurs organized by the college of management. The financial Economist portal published an article "Entrepreneurship begins with children."

The Economist magazine

Yediot Aharonot

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Anat Lev Adler wrote in Yediot Aharonot about the program.

Yediot Aharonot magazine


Interview with Galit Zamler to the blog of Sagit Festman for the Saloona magazine on the subject "The entrepreneur is me".

Saloona website

The Moreshet Moshe School Website

The program was implemented successful for two consecutive years, in the religious Moreshet Moshe school in Ramat Gan.

The children, parents, teachers and principal loved the program.

Moreshet Moshe website

Ramat Gan Municipality Website

The young entrepreneurs were recognized and their final project was published on the Ramat Gan municipality site.

Ramat Gan Municipality Website

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