Celebrating the moms at Leverageit!

The amazing mothers at LeverageIT

Aviva Krygier, Managing Director (Israel), 10 years at LeverageIT

How many years of experience do you have in your field? 

12 years

What is your favourite part about being a mother?

Helping them grow up!

How do you balance family life while working in the tech industry? 

When my kids were small it was a lot harder. Now that they are teenagers they are pretty independent

Is there any learnings from motherhood that you have applied in the workplace? 

Patience. The art of the negotiation. Multi-tasking.

Any advice you have for working moms? 

Push through the hard years when the kids are little in whatever job gives you the sanity and space you need to be a mom. Once they get a bit bigger and you lose that 1pm carpool and incessant Lego on the floor, it’s a lot easier to concentrate on growing your career.

Ilana Guttman, Director of Web Services, 1 year

How many years of experience do you have in your field? 

8 years

What is your favourite part about being a mother?

Seeing my children being kind to one another.

How do you balance family life while working in the tech industry? 

I try to have set time for work and set time for family. That was definitely extra challenging over this past year.

Is there any learnings from motherhood that you have applied in the workplace? 

To set strong personal boundaries about what is and isn’t acceptable for me.

Any advice you have for working moms? 

Set clear expectations for yourself about what you want and communicate them effectively with your partner and work supervisor.

Margalit Brown, Project Manager, 8 years

How many years of experience do you have in your field? 

13 years

What is your favourite part about being a mother?

The nachas moments are of course the best but there is a lot of fulfillment in just managing it all.

How do you balance family life while working in the tech industry? 

I have a flexible job and I just ignore my phone after school until kids are in bed.

Is there any learnings from motherhood that you have applied in the workplace? 

It’s not possible to be 100% on top of everything all the time, just do your best and keep smiling 🙂

Any advice you have for working moms? 

For me, having a flexible job has been the only way I can work and be a mother, I know it is not possible in every industry but I would try as much as possible to find a flexible job, it makes all the difference.

Miriam Levi, Accounts Manager and Bookkeeper , 1.5 years

How many years of experience do you have in your field? 

3 years

What is your favourite part about being a mother?

the smiles and giggles 🙂

How do you balance family life while working in the tech industry? 

I make sure to keep work and family as separate as possible. Work in the morning and mommy in the afternoon and night.

Is there any learnings from motherhood that you have applied in the workplace? 

Results take effort, patience, and perseverance. Not every issue has a quick fix!

Any advice you have for working moms? 

Keep it up! You are amazing for being a mom and amazing for working! Cut corners when you need to with household chores and meal prep. Enjoy life’s little moments and people!

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