Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune

Michal Lev-Ram


Sunnyvale, CA, United States

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Past articles by Michal:

Qualtrics co-founder Ryan Smith has long championed his home state of Utah. Now, he’s not alone

Utah's tech boom is one reason Fortune is hosting its annual Brainstorm Tech in Park City this year. → Read More

There are two big topics swirling around Silicon Valley right now: Layoffs and ChatGPT. It turns out, they’re related.

A.I. is no longer deemed experimental at Big Tech companies, and that's affecting the latest wave of job cuts. → Read More

The Cashmere Prince is back: Bob Iger returns to Disney, but some say he never really left

Iger's return, particularly after Disney’s unremarkable (and sometimes controversial) trajectory under Chapek, is indeed cause for excitement. → Read More

Melinda French Gates reminds us that divorce is ‘unbelievably painful’—and that’s why we should talk about it

“But I knew I was making the right choice,” says French Gates of her divorce from Bill Gates. → Read More

Melinda French Gates says abortion restrictions and lack of paid leave are ‘barriers that hold women back’ in America. Her firm Pivotal Ventures aims to tear down the walls

Issues such as reproductive rights and caregiving have sharpened the focus of French Gates's investment company, Pivotal. → Read More

‘Realize Your Power’ at this year’s Fortune MPW Summit

Melinda French Gates, Roz Brewer, and other notable women will speak at the FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Summit on October 10-12 in Laguna Niguel, Calif. → Read More

Exclusive: Why star VC Katie Haun departed Andreessen Horowitz with an audacious plan to build a $1 billion crypto investing juggernaut

The a16z vet made her name with big bets on Coinbase and OpenSea. Her new venture is on track to be the biggest Web3 fund raised by a solo female VC. → Read More

Ladies who launch: Women are powering the private space industry

The billionaire flyboys of space tourism get all the attention, but women are developing some of the most promising technologies designed for the final frontier. → Read More

Want to diversify your board? This CEO says it's not that hard to do.

Ahead of going public, real estate tech startup Doma has nominated three women to its board. Here's the surprising lesson CEO Max Simkoff's learned in the process. → Read More

Sequoia's Alfred Lin opens up about his big IPO year and the loss of Tony Hsieh

Sequoia Capital investor Alfred Lin, and what it takes to be a successful venture capitalist → Read More

This Silicon Valley VC likes to keep a low profile—no easy feat when you have one of the biggest IPO years in history

Lin's success came the same year he experienced a person tragedy: the lost of his former partner and Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. → Read More

The pandemic ingenuity of small businesses

Pay attention to the ingenuity, and the hardships, of the leaders of small businesses right now. → Read More

Asian American business leaders speak out about AAPI hate and the Atlanta attacks

AT&T Business CEO Anne Chow, Stitch Fix CEO Katrina Lake, and more offer ways to move forward. → Read More

How to gather with purpose in 2021

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe → Read More

Meet the woman who took Airbnb's 'experiences' online—in just 2 weeks

Catherine Powell started by leading 'experiences' and now oversees all of global hosting. → Read More

Meet Airbnb’s host whisperer

Catherine Powell is leading the tech darling’s biggest business during its greatest challenge yet. → Read More

Jeannie Schulz, widow of ‘Peanuts’ creator, on bringing Snoopy and friends to a new generation

The company behind the Peanuts brand has partnered with GoNoodle, creator of kid-friendly videos, to spread a timely message. → Read More

Apple reveals how it will spend the $100 million it pledged toward racial equity in June

Lisa Jackson, Apple's VP of environment, policy and social initiatives, talks about the company's plan to create a learning hub for HBCUs, teach coding skills in Detroit, and a write $10 million check toward venture capital funding for entrepreneurs of color. → Read More

The pandemic cramped Rent the Runway’s style—but here’s how the company is fashioning a comeback in 2021

It's been a tough year for fashion. But the clothing subscription service co-founder, Jennifer Hyman, believes the industry will come roaring back next year. → Read More

How to make mental health care more accessible to women

A new startup is tackling that challenge—which has become all the more urgent amid COVID-19. → Read More