Beyond Dev

Beyond Development is a postgraduate training and reskilling programme to place highly-talented non-STEM Arab university graduates into the well-paid tech sector, with support through their initial employment. The programme is informed by changing industry needs, and is designed to be fully funded by employers, in keeping with Portland’s established self-sustaining model. Established with Young Business […]


Plugging Female Bedouin Talent into Israel’s Tech Ecosystem Active since 2022, Samana was established to provide university-educated women from Bedouin communities in northern Israel with the opportunity to join the tech workforce. The focal point of the project is a tech hub which has been specially constructed in the village of Zarzir, near Nazareth. In this […]


Fursa aims to provide a scalable solution for quality employment of talented young Arab-Israelis, who have graduated…

Tora v’Daat

This project sees the placement of orthodox Jewish men into hi-tech. The “Haredi” community suffers exclusion from the workforce, due mainly to differences in culture, leading to educational gaps. This situation drives a growing chasm to their integration into Israeli Society. As a result, the community is ranked in the lower economic echelons in Israel. It […]