Team Double You
Named as one of the 100 Visionary Leaders by Real Leaders magazine, Narkis creates nurturing environments that stimulate growth of individuals and organizations, she calls it: "the art of growing wombs". She leads multiple transformational workshops and consults to organizations across the world. She Co-Founded Double You, a network supporting women to develop their business initiatives and reclaim their confidence; and Ze-Ze, a platform for social enterprises led by youth that creates jobs for communities in need and is currently serving as a board member. Narkis also Co-Founded Elevation Academy, a tech academy.
She has taken the stage at multiple international conferences and platforms including: Davos, TEDx, Lift and more. In 2016, Narkis was named 30under30 by Forbes Israel. She is a member of the steering committee of women empowerment of Tel Aviv municipality, of the ROI community for Jewish innovators and of the Global Shapers network of the WEF. She was selected to leading fellowships that support social leaders, a 2016 Schusterman fellow and a 2014 Ford fellow. She served at Israel’s 8200 elite intelligence unit of IDF and as a mentor at EISP 8200 accelerator for social entrepreneurs. Holds a double major BA in Psychology and Film at Tel-Aviv University.
Sarah Fenna Reifschneider is a Co-founder of Double You. Her mission is to spread emapthy and help women unveil their true powers. For Sarah Double You is a vessel for creating a more unified and balanced reality. Sarah created different workshops world wide and facilitated across the cultural board from Myanmar to Switzerland through Expressive Arts Education and Therapy. She specializes in trauma and developed her own alternative healing method. Sarah Received a Master at the European Graduate School, and a Master in Conflict Resolution and Mediation from Tel Aviv University. Her BA is from Sarah Lawrence College in Developmental Psychology and Theater Arts. Sarah is a puppeteer, a medical clown and a professional Hula-hooper. Sarah is a global citizen at home in Germany, Israel and the US.
Heila is an advocate for social change and has lead widespread organizational strategic processes, improved the quality of living for young Israeli citizens with no family support including 'Olim Hadashim' and former religious Jews and assisted them integrate into society. In addition, she encouraged young citizens in Ethiopia to take social responsibility and promote health education among their communities. Heila currently serves as the Head of Operations for Double You where she is building on her career in social businesses. Among her previous positions, she was the Resource Development Coordinator at ANU, Marcom Coordinator for AudioCodes and the Deputy Director for the ‘Ach Gadol for Lone Soldiers’ organization . She holds a B.A in International Relations, Sociology and Anthropology from the Hebrew University. She grew up in Massachusetts and has lived in Israel and Ethiopia. She dreams to see decreased socioeconomic disparities and equal opportunities for children. When she isn't working, she travels the world, runs, cooks, volunteers and constantly explores new ideas for change.
Stephie Knopel, born in Chile half german and living in Tel Aviv is a creative hybrid that puts her 15 years of experience in early trends detection (coolhunting) and tech thinking in sync. In her journey as an entrepreneur, she has built three companies and she is currently the CIO of CreativeCollision, that brings the MIT model to Creativity in order to solve complex human problems through radical innovation. She founded PersonalHeroes in 2014 – a tech startup in Silicon Valley aiming to bring Science to the conversation of Positive Impact by creating the first reputation system that measures people’s positive impact at work. Prior to that she co-founded Elaaastic, and worked for 12 years as a Creative Leader in WPP, TBWA in LatAm, Europe and Israel, working for brands such as BMW, adidas, LG, Globes, etc.
As a keynote speaker she helps bringing forward thinking to organizations, change agents and companies putting their minds in the future trends so they can act in the now.
Stephie is a relentless feminist, and invests part of her time in women that want to disrupt their comfort zone. She currently volunteers as the Leader of Communication and Growth at DoubleYou Community empowering other women to thrive tapping into their feminine power.