Israel, one of the more Westernized countries in the Middle East, has been accepting and encouraging women's emergence in the technology and startup fields. Known for their medicine and computer chips, Israel still remains heavily male-dominated in terms of who finances projects, but it's assuring to see the gender gap closing across the world.


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