San FranciscoAmerican Technion Society ATS - Silicon Valley/San Francisco P.O. Box 689 Mill Valley, CA 94942-0689 (415) 450-8722 [email protected] www.ats.org Executive director of principal gifts, Western U.S. Victoria Buder [email protected] Senior assoc. dir. of development, Bay Area & Alumni Engagement Yonatan Melamed [email protected] The Northwest chapter offers events, seminars and networking sessions with Israel’s top scientific, educational and business leaders, while providing critical support for the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, home to three Nobel laureates and a global innovation powerhouse. Technion people, ideas and inventions make immeasurable contributions to the world every day, including the detection and treatment of cancer, sustainable energy and water conservation, quantum science, breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and computer science, and more. The Technion has a presence in three countries, with its main campus in Haifa, Israel; the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech in New York City; and the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Shantou, China. The institute’s unique focus on interdisciplinary education challenges students to think differently about the world’s problems, preparing students to become the next generation of global innovators.