The Weizmann Young European Network (WYEN) is a select group of science and business leaders from across Europe, who are passionate about harnessing their knowledge,experience,and success to create lasting social impact. Networking with inspiring peers, learning about cutting-edge science, and supporting exceptional research at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel,our members have set a course enabling curiosity lead the way to scientific discovery, for the benefit of humanity.

Membership Fees

Being a member of WYEN makes you part of a powerful European network of young business leaders, who strive to make a difference, by supporting the Weizmann Institute of Science which creates Science for the Benefit of Humanity with a truly global impact.
Annual fees for 2019-2020:
€1,000    Single membership
€1,500    Couple membership

Membership Benefits

  • Invitations to exclusive WYEN events (participation is included in the membership fees)
  • Invitations to prestigious, private Weizmann Institute events, both local and global (some of which are subject to additional registration fees)
  • Invitation to the exclusive Annual Delegation of the European Committee of the Weizmann Institute to Israel and to campus
  • Private tailor-made campus visits for members and their families
  • Exciting research updates delivered by post and e-mail
  • Participation in popular science webinars
  • Complementary membership in the local Weizmann societies of friends according to your country of residence

We look forward to welcoming you to the Weizmann Young European Network.

Please contact us at WYEN website.


WYEN Board Members

  • Dr. Christian Tidona, Chairman
  • Manuela Andaloro
  • Dr. Tamás Bellák
  • Almudena Berzosa
  • Claude Kandiyoti
  • Shira Kaplan
  • Pascal Pernet
  • Shira Terri, Ex Officio member
  • Andreas Näscher
  • Alexandra Vallon-Eberhard


Ms. Florence Aeschlimann, WYEN Club Coordinator

Location Fraumünsterstrasse
23, 8001 Zurich
Office +41-44-380-3200/01


European Committee

  • Robert Drake, Chairman
  • Zohar Menshes, Executive Vice President
  • Shira Terri, Director of Development
  • Hadar Papatrechas, ECWIS Office Manager
  • Daniel Schoenberger, Director of Resource Development for DACH- Region

ECWIS Contact

Ms. Hadar Papatrechas, ECWIS Office Manager

Location Fraumünsterstrasse
23, 8001 Zurich
Office +41-44-380-3200/01