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Erez Nachmanson

Director, PICO Kids

A lifelong educator and social activist, Erez heads up Robotics at PICO Kids, working with schools to introduce activities, train teachers, and develop scalable, self-sustainable models for the expansion of the program. Erez possesses a rare combination of skills: a professional educator with an innate talent for engaging and inspiring those around him, coupled with an infectious enthusiasm for building out grassroots social initiatives to scale. He has collaborated with The Hebrew University and leading creative institutions to roll out science and robotics programs across schools in Jerusalem, including TED Kids and the First Lego League.

Previously, Erez was Program Coordinator at Friends By Nature, where he established and managed neighborhood empowerment projects with students, local residents and community leaders. A military combat medic by training, Erez worked for the Magen David Adom ambulance service and has been involved in the training of hundreds of medics in Israel.