First degree in Industrial Eengineering and Management at the Technion.
MSc degree in Economics at Stanford University, USA (2000).
PhD Degree in Finance at Stanford University, USA (2003).
Participated in the Technion Excellence Program: October 1995 – February 1997.
Yael combined advanced courses with multi-disciplinary studies (IEM, OR, Econ).
Yael did research on Telephone service systems – management, control and operation.
Yael won Ewing Marion Kauffman Prize Medal for Distinguished Research in Entrepreneurship, 2016.
Head of Rice University Entrepreneurship Initiative, Rice University—Jones Graduate School of Business
Research Affiliate, Innovation Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Managing Director, Seed Accelerator Ranking Project
Associate Editor, Journal of Empirical Finance
Associate Editor, Journal of Banking and Finance