Co-founder and CEO at Visit.org
Michal’s professional experience combines technology and social development. She has consulted for senior management at various leading nonprofit organizations in New York City, including New York Cares, Solar One, UNESCO, and Women’s World Banking. Before moving to NY, she was the director of Refugee Affairs within Tel Aviv’s city government where she led social service delivery and programming to a community of 20,000 refugees from Darfur, South Sudan, and Eritrea. Michal is a Computer Science Engineer and worked as Systems Architect at Nuance Communications (Nasdaq: NUAN), and at Risk Modules, both part of the thriving Israeli high tech industry. Michal was one of the first female pilot cadets in the Israeli Air Force.
Michal holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University, a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Tel Aviv University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. She speaks English, Spanish, and Hebrew.
The Quick Talks series highlights social entrepreneurs who are using business principles to solve social and environmental challenges. Featuring Michal Alter ’13SIPA of Visit.org and Petar Mirovic of EnGoPlanet. Moderated by Bruce Usher.
“It’s a marathon… and there’s no charging station for motivation,” says Petar Mirovic of EnGoPlanet. If you’re in it for the sprint, you won’t last for the long term. Social Venture Pitch speakers Michal Alter of Visit.org, Peter Mirovic of EnGoPlanet, Aileen Gemma Smith of Vizalytics, and Jase Wilson of Neighborly talk about the biggest […]