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Michal Ziso, architect turned space-architect, thought leader, and renowned global public speaker offers a unique perspective forged from a journey spanning diverse cultures and continents. Her path has taken her from Haifa to Milan, Tel Aviv to New York City, and from Earth to Space. Michal’s visionary expertise extends to her roles as the founder & CEO of ZISO Innovation + Architecture Lab and her deep-tech startup, The SLEEP.

She expertly leverages the extreme environments of space to drive innovation and disruption, advising esteemed organizations like the European Space Agency, the Canadian government, and technology venture capitalists. Michal’s commitment to inclusive, human-centered design sets her apart as an influential thought leader in the field. With over a decade experience as an architect and urban designer, Michal’s dedication and unmatched expertise shine through.

Michal’s educational journey includes a degree from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, complemented by studies at Politecnico Di Milano and the International Space University. Michal is a two-time TEDx speaker, captivating audiences worldwide as a frequent keynote speaker and storyteller. Her diverse list of clients includes NASA, the Israeli Space Agency, Parsons School of Design, Dubai Future Forum, GroupM, and more.

Imagine an event where your audience is not just informed but inspired, where horizons are broadened in ways you’ve never experienced before. That’s what Michal Ziso, the visionary futurist, brings to the table. She offers a breath of fresh air, a unique perspective that will spark the imagination of your audience. Her dynamic and engaging delivery doesn’t just captivate; it leaves listeners inspired to push the boundaries of what’s possible. Michal Ziso has the remarkable ability to transform any event into a truly transformative experience, empowering your audience to explore new horizons and embrace a future filled with boundless potential.

Michal Ziso

Architect, Founder
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English, Hebrew
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Can also give an online talk/webinar
Paid only. Contact speaker for pricing!

MY TALKS

Motivation & Inspiration - FINDING YOUR COMPETETIVE EDGE

Soft Skills, Professional Development, Entrepreneurship, Diversity and Inclusion, Innovation, Inspirational, General, Women in Tech, Business Development, Community / Networking

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Join Michal Ziso on a journey that inspires you to dream big, embrace innovation, and find your competitive edge. Michal’s experiences, from architecture to space design, underscore the importance of resilience, passion, and patience in reaching your dreams. Explore how to boldly go where no one has gone before, and uncover opportunities where others see challenges.

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Technology & Innovation - FOSTERING INNOVATIVE MINDSETS

Professional Development, Product, Design, Diversity and Inclusion, Innovation, Soft Skills, General, Entrepreneurship

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) listed ‘Innovation Professionals’ as a rising future job. In this workshop, you will learn techniques that will enable you to make the first steps towards becoming just that!

Discover the ways in which Michal Ziso leverages her diverse background and extensive experience to help companies and organizations prepare for the future. With a keen focus on technology and innovation, she explores how space innovation can inspire forward-thinking solutions and drive positive change. Learn how her insights expand your horizons and fuel your drive for innovation.

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IMPACT ECONOMY: BECOMING CHANGE AGENTS

Soft Skills, Women in Tech, Inspirational, Innovation, Diversity and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship, Design, Professional Development, Product, Leadership

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Cultivating the capability to create, innovate and disrupt is essential not only to your personal success but also to push humanity forward and propell us as global citizens. Can we get more out of the short time we get on this blue planet and can we help others by doing so?

In this talk, based on Michal’s TEDx talk ‘Equality Lessons From Mars’, and ZISO’s experience as UN SDG Action Partners, you will learn how to begin questioning our surroundings in order to promote change in an equality driven, innovative way and become change agents.

By the end of this talk, you will understand the unique opportunities you have to create impact and manifast change.

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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION PERSPECTIVES: HOW TO MAKE UNBIASED DECISIONS

Diversity and Inclusion, Women in Tech, Inspirational, Soft Skills, Entrepreneurship, Leadership

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Michal Ziso invites you to shift the narrative when talking about Diversity and Inclusion, from problems to opportunities. Her unique experiences in space architecture and commitment to inclusive, human-centered design provide a fresh perspective on creating solutions for diverse and inclusive futures. Explore how her insights inspire your audience to explore new horizons and reimagine the way they approach diversity and inclusion.

As professionals, acknowledging our own biases is imperative in creating better workplaces and products that are inclusive and account for all potential users.

In this workshop you will learn & practice:
1. What is implicit bias and what kinds of biases are out there?
2. What are your own biases & where did they come from in your personal life journey?
3. How to make unbiased decisions in work and in life?

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Re:Design Optimism - Creating Sustainable Resilient & Desirable Futures

Entrepreneurship, Design, Innovation, Inspirational, General, Leadership

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Embark on a journey with Michal Ziso to explore the boundless potential of space and its role in re:designing optimism on Earth. Discover how space innovation and a perspective from the cosmos can inspire innovative solutions and shape the future on Earth. This topic is a transformative experience that empowers your audience to embrace a future filled with boundless potential.

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The Future of Design - Transcending Boundaries

Design, Product, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

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In the ever-evolving landscape of design, Michal Ziso’s experiences in space architecture offer an unconventional and powerful source of inspiration and transformation. Explore the convergence of space and design and how it can inspire groundbreaking ideas. Discover how space exploration meets design innovation, transcending boundaries and redefining the future of design.

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