GADI ROUACHE OF LA TO SHOWCASE PRO-ISRAEL APP AT EXCLUSIVE GLOBAL SUMMIT IN JERUSALEM

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GADI ROUACHE OF LA TO SHOWCASE PRO-ISRAEL APP AT EXCLUSIVE GLOBAL SUMMIT IN JERUSALEM

Rouache selected to participate in ROI Community Global Summit, June 26-30

LOS ANGELES, June 22Gadi Rouache of Los Angeles, who designed Talk Israel, the first pro-Israel advocacy mobile app, has been selected to participate in the 2016 ROI Global Summit in Jerusalem, an exclusive, high-profile gathering of young global innovators taking place June 26-30.

The Talk Israel mobile phone application serves as a collaboration platform for pro-Israel organizations and helps advocates talk about Israel by delivering and providing personalized content and access to pro-Israel media outlets. In addition to this non-profit initiative, Gadi, a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, also mentors students there. Beyond his non-profit efforts, Gadi has worked on campaigns for Walt Disney Studios, NBC Sports Network, Amazon Studios, Yahoo!, Warner Brothers, Hyundai, and Spark Capital.  For more details on Gadi please visit:https://www.schusterman.org/users/gadi-rouache.

Thanks to his extraordinary vision and innovation, Gadi was selected among 150 of the Jewish world’s leading young change makers from 29 countries who will convene for intensive networking, skill-building and ideation at the 2016 ROI Global Summit, the flagship program of ROI Community, an initiative of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation.

This year’s participants bring a diverse set of interests and accomplishments, ranging from building an online support system used by thousands of victims of sexual abuse around the world; to making Jewish text more accessible through humorous takeoffs on biblical stories; to establishing a yoga organization that provides low income Kenyan women with the skills to become self-sufficient yoga instructors; and much more. These 150 innovators share a commitment to building a more vibrant, inviting and inclusive Jewish future for the benefit of the Jewish community and the broader world. For a full list of this year’s participants, please visit: https://www.schusterman.org/roicommunity/2016-roi-summit-participants.

“Since its inception in 2006, the ROI Summit has convened some of the most promising young Jewish minds, providing them with a platform to showcase their ideas, challenge each other and develop their visions for change. We feel lucky to be able to look back on a decade of community activity, to learn from our challenges and success over the years and to see the tangible impact that our members have created in communities across the globe,” said Justin Korda, executive director of ROI Community. “This group of change makers is injecting the Jewish world with a boost of energy and creativity that will shape the Jewish future for years to come.”

For more details on this year’s ROI Global Summit, visit: https://www.schusterman.org/roicommunity/2016-summit.

About ROI Community:

ROI Community is an international network of activists and change makers who are redefining Jewish engagement for a new generation of global citizens. ROI Community members channel a diversity of perspectives, skills and interests toward a shared passion for advancing ideas and partnerships that will strengthen Jewish communities and improve society. Through its capstone Summit and an innovative suite of ongoing opportunities for professional development, networking and financial support, ROI empowers its members to take an active role in shaping the Jewish future.
Founded in 2006, ROI Community is part of the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, a global enterprise that supports and creates innovative initiatives for the purpose of igniting the passion and unleashing the power in young people to create positive change in their communities. www.roicommunity.org

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