Or-Tal Kiriati

Entrepreneur and Education Innovator in Israel

Or-Tal Kiriati

Entrepreneur and Education Innovator in Israel

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Or-Tal Kiriati is a teacher entrepreneur.

A Director of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology in a Tel Aviv high school, she develops new methodologies incorporating innovation and creativity into teaching. She teaches English as a foreign language to middle-schoolers, from special Ed to gifted students, and coaches teachers on using technology.

Previously, she was an instructor with the Institute for Democratic Education.

Or-Tal founded and is leading the international EdtechIS group on Facebook and the EdGames Meetup community in Israel, to bring together educators and high tech entrepreneurs.

She founded The Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge within the Global Entrepreneurship Week events and has been an active figure in the Tel-Aviv tech entrepreneurs and game development communities, and several international educators networks.

A startup founder she counts one exit and 2 edtech and travel ventures, more than a decade consulting high tech companies on their business, communications and marketing strategies and a career as an influential financial journalist.

Still, she insists, teaching is the best!