Net Disadvantage

Israeli women in the workforce often stumble at professional networking according to observers, some of whom advocate an old girl’s network to counter men’s advantages from serving in the army

In June, Bank Leumi published its short list of the 10 final candidates for five highly coveted seats on its board of directors, and at the beginning of August, the five happy new board members were announced, all of them men: three professors, one lawyer and one former director at a technology firm. Accountant Ziyad Abou Habla was disappointed not to become the first Arab board member, but in all the...