Of 48,000 African migrants in Israel, the majority are asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea. If it is done right, entrepreneurship can play a vital role in integrating these refugees into Israeli society and responding to market niches.▶
Ilana Pinshaw is Director at Microfy, a non-government organization in Israel that promotes business development among low-income communities. Ilana holds a Bachelors degree in Liberal Studies (Psychology) from the University of Sydney, Australia and a Masters degree in Public Policy from the Hebrew University, Israel. Originally from Australia, Ilana has worked in Israel and Uganda promoting human rights and equality for marginalized groups.