Jerusalem, Israel - Mar. 15, 2017 - Hundreds of Israeli business women, and a few men, crowded into the auditorium of the Jerusalem YMCA on March 15, for a conference sponsored by OnLife Health and the Jerusalem Development Authority,

Linoy Bar-Geffen, actress and media personality, acted as moderator of the program which included a long list of speakers, almost all women. Hadas Goldstein, Director of "On Life,"  Michal Shalem, Head of the Jerusalem Municipality staff, and Einav Bar, Jerusalem City Council member in charge of small business promotion gave opening remarks.

MK Gila Gamliel, Minister for Social Equality, was the first speaker.

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, one of two male program participants, held an animated conversation with Miriam Peretz, educator and mother of Eliraz and Uriel Peretz z"l who fell in the defense of Israel.

A panel entitled "Breaking through in every possible way" featured acclaimed film director, Rama Burshtein, Lieutenant Colonel Sarah Friedman, head of Neve Tirza Prison, and Rdir Kamal Meriah, the first Druze major network news anchor.