When Sarah Kunst returned from her REALITY journey, the echo of her Israel experience was apparent in many aspects of her life, from her day-to-day business to her take on black history and current events. Read more about Sarah’s experience in Israel and how she stays connected to all that she learned and observed.
For H. Alan Scott, REALITY Storytellers was a pivotal journey. He discovered a lot about himself. This summer, he returned to film for his documentary, Latter Day Jew. Read H. Alan’s interview for more about his upbringing as a Mormon, coming out, beating cancer and bringing energy and passion to Israel, the REALITY community and beyond.
For Joanna Riquett, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hayo Magazine and Publishing Studio, REALITY Adelante was a pivotal journey. During her time in Israel, Joanna discovered ideas, sounds and flavors; but above all else, she found human connection. Read Joanna’s interview for more on how strangers became family, offering her a deep sense of community, cultural exchange and creative inspiration.
With Israel having the highest density of startups in the world, and Tel Aviv ranking second to Silicon Valley in the International Startup Ecosystem Index, it’s no surprise that hundreds of American college students flock to Israel each summer to work. Through programs like Birthright Excel, Tamid, Onward, or even if they come independently, interns are now a regular occurrence at companies across the spectrum of industries in Israel. Here are the lessons I learned while interning this summer at Viola Group, Israel’s premier technology oriented private equity investment group.
The way that hunger impacts people can look very different, and it happens in different places for different reasons. I think it's important for us all to understand both local and global food issues and the ways that our individual choices and actions can have an impact.
As the future of DACA hangs in the balance, we are proud of our many partners and others who are working to support and protect the DACA community. We also remain committed to our efforts to help ensure that young people of all backgrounds have access to the opportunities they need to succeed, including a safe, secure upbringing and high-quality education.
As Hurricane Harvey continues to ravage parts of Texas and surrounding areas, many of us are eager to help the thousands of people who have been displaced and a region that has been devastated. When natural disasters strike, it can be hard to know where to start and the full scale of impact is often not known until the crisis has passed. Many incredible organizations are doing important work on the ground to provide immediate support to those affected by a still-ongoing situation. Here we share ideas and tips for getting involved.
Students can intern at venture capital firms, accelerators, consulting firms, app companies and more. At Northwestern, I am studying manufacturing and design engineering, computer science and entrepreneurship. Becuase of that, and my interest in chemistry, I was matched to work at MemTech, a startup that develops water filtration membranes.