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RI–Israel Rush Hour Coffe Talk with Anat Katz, Newly Appointed Economic Minister to North America

Episode 3 of Quarterly Program, Thursday, August 19th at 3 pm EST

with honorary guest speaker, Anat Katz Newly Appointed Economic Minister to North America, Government of Israel.

Dr. Nir Tsuk will give quarterly update on innovation and economics in Israel.

To Register go to this link.

The Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) is pleased to offer quarterly program Quarterly Coffee Rush Hour, a Virtual Rhode Island Business Affair and Summary of Current Israel Innovation and Trends.

Since the inception of the Rhode Island-Israel Collaborative (RIIC) there has been significant impact and flurry of activities between Rhode Island and Israel. Also, there is significant interest in Rhode Island in learning more about the new economics and innovation coming from Israel.

The RIIC is very pleased to have connected with Dr. Nir Tsuk from Israel who is one of the top influencers in the field. Dr. Nir Tsuk will give a quarterly review of latest trends and news of Israel economics and innovation.

Dr. Nir Tsuk is a seasoned practitioner, academic and facilitator with over 25 years of international experience in the fields of social capital, entrepreneurship, impact and culture of innovation. Serving as NYU’s Global Distinguished Scholar (as well as a Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at Osaka University, Japan). Nir has recently launched for New York University, the Institute for Impact and Intrapreneurship, connecting New York and Tel Aviv – and bringing the language of innovations to those who need it most.

Avi Nevel, Founder and CEO of the RIIC will give a review of current business affairs between Israel and Rhode Island

Honorary guest speaker, Anat Katz Newly Appointed Economic Minister to North America, Government of Israel

Anat Katz serves as Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs in Israel’s Consulate General in New York. In this capacity Anat is responsible for promoting Israel-U.S. economic and trade ties, with a strong focus on the promotion of Israeli exports, U.S. investments in Israel and bilateral research and development collaborations. Anat held various positions in the Israeli public sector since 2002 when she first joined the Ministry of Economy and Industry. Anat served as Israel’s Economic and Trade attaché in Singapore, Director for North and Latin America in the Ministry of Economy, and as Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs at the Embassy of Israel in Washington DC. More recently Anat headed the International Affairs Division of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, and later returned to the Ministry of Economy and Industry to establish and head the Ministry’s Export Control Agency. Anat holds an MBA and a Bachelor degree in laws (Honors Program) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Anat is a certified lawyer in Israel. She is married to Tal and is a mother of two boys.

To Register go to this link.

The upcoming date for the next episode is

November 11th 3:00 pm EST For more information contact


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