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CampusWIN Academy: Day of People Management

CampusWIN Academy: Day of People Management

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As our blog followers know, every month we host a CampusWIN Academy on a topic related to the World Economic Forum's " Future of Jobs " report. This month's topic was "People Management." We were hosted by the Co-Founder of Joint Idea, Markus Lehto, and his team. Our program kicked off with a discussion of the future of work, led by Markus, wh...
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Entrepreneurship: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Entrepreneurship: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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We celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week in style and sisterhood! We collaborated with Endeavor Turkey , GYIAD , Arya Women’s Investment Platform , KAGIDER , Impact Hub Istanbul , and BinYaprak to celebrate women entrepreneurs and joining networks! Our event, “Entrepreneurship: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” brought together four women entrepr...
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STEAMWIN Istanbul Kickoff with role models, VR demos and more

STEAMWIN Istanbul Kickoff with role models, VR demos and more

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STEAMWIN's first university meetup took place at Bahcesehir University on November 9th. Our guests warmed up with virtual reality games and demos. We thank VRFirst at Bahcesehir for their support. The program started with Aslı Derbent Özkan, General Manager of Veripark, and her inspiring story as an engineer then, a technology entrepreneur now. In ...
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How to Become A Good People Manager: The Journey Begins!

How to Become A Good People Manager: The Journey Begins!

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We all know that a new breed of people managers are emerging. The people managers of  tomorrow  have a holistic view on management and inspire others to realize their best potential.    Yaprak Metin, Executive Counsellor to the Board at Toksöz Group, is a member of our brain trust and is curating the "How to be a People Manager"...
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MentorWIN Update

MentorWIN Update

Our MentorWIN program is getting better day by day. The MentorWIN 4.0 Workshop with TurkishWIN mentees and mentors helped us listen and learn in order to strengthen our team of TurkishWIN volunteers. On October 6th,  we held our MentorWIN Advisory Circle to gain insights on improving our program. We thank GDA Founding Partner Gülcan Demirkol A...
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Learning Circle: Perspectives from New York

Learning Circle: Perspectives from New York

The world is going through turbulent times, underpinned by the fourth industrial revolution, fracturing of traditional alliances between large nation states and a new leadership in the US. Aslı Ay, Managing Partner at U.S. Policy Metrics, led a learning circle, aptly titled "Perspectives from New York" for a wide ranging discussion on world events and how all this might impact our lives in the foreseeable future. In this  free-flowing conversation between guests and Aslı, no subject or question was off limits. 

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CampusWIN Academy: Day of Creativity

CampusWIN Academy: Day of Creativity

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Our CampusWINners reunited for an inspiring and joyful day of learning and sisterhood last weekend. We kicked off the day with a #TBT moment. We watched the CampusWIN Orientation Day video which was lovingly prepared by BinYaprak's Tugba Demirkaya. We went back in time to our September meeting. Watch here ! CampusWIN Academy monthly meetings bring ...
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Learning Circle on Love, Life & Design

Learning Circle on Love, Life & Design

"Design the Life You Love," she said. She is Ayse Birsel, co-founder of Birsel+Seck and author of the book Design the Life You Love: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Meaningful Future. Ayse was the speaker of our Learning Circle in October in New York. TurkishWIN members and guests learned tips on how to be creative every day and build the life t...
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CampusWIN Alumni Network: A Day of Learning & Sisterhood

CampusWIN Alumni Network: A Day of Learning & Sisterhood

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Our CampusWINners remain part of the TurkishWIN and BinYaprak family even after they graduate! On Saturday, October 21st, we hosted our first CampusWIN Alumni Network to bring recently graduated CampusWINners back together for personal and professional development. We were joined by Mine Yucesoy, Founder of Bizim IK Işleri, who led our alumni throu...
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TurkishWIN@Zurich Happy Hour

TurkishWIN@Zurich Happy Hour

TurkishWIN@Zurich chapter keeps growing year after year. On October 12th, we hosted our first happy hour of the 2017-18 year and spent a lovely evening with old and new friends. There was a mix of very diverse professional backgrounds: we had women who grew up in Turkey, Switzerland, Germany, and the USA, with different walks of life too: lawyers, ...
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CampusWINners Embrace Change at Eczacibasi Company Visit

CampusWINners Embrace Change at Eczacibasi Company Visit

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Sometimes we all need a little  push to get out of our comfort zones.  Today, 30 CampusWINners met with Canan Bademlioglu, General Manager at Eczacibasi in Istanbul, to hear her story about embracing life's changes.  Canan shared her journey of many career changes, starting from a decision in high school to use her art passion as a s...
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Learning Circle with Habibe Acik on Happiness At Work

Learning Circle with Habibe Acik on Happiness At Work

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Am I happy? That's a question we do not ask often.  Habibe Acik, co-founder of B-wise Collective Wisdom Exchange Platform and an active member of the TurkishWIN Brain Trust led an interactive workshop for us to explore happiness at work.   We answered questions, scored our well being, took deep breaths to pace ourselves, sh...
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TurkishWIN@SF Happy Hour Welcome

TurkishWIN@SF Happy Hour Welcome

On September 27th, TurkishWIN San Francisco Chapter members and friends gathered at Barrelhouse in the Bay Area for a happy hour meet and greet. This was a successful event which brought together many new and familiar faces in our wonderful TurkishWIN community. The sisterhood theme seemed to be a glue for everyone, with “If she did it, so can...
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TurkishWIN Talks

TurkishWIN Talks "Choices" Inspired Us

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Last night, TurkishWIN members gathered at the Soho House in Istanbul for "Choices", our first TurkishWIN Talk of the season. TurkishWIN Talks are our core program to empower and inspire our tribe, with over 200 videos now online ! We were excited to have a full house. The evening began with a networking hour where old friends reconnected and new o...
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Fireside chat on sisterhood and feminism

Fireside chat on sisterhood and feminism

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   We were delighted to join the U.S. Consul General Jennifer Davis and her team at the Consulate in Istanbul for a panel discussion on feminism, diversity, and opportunities to study abroad in the U.S. We were joined by five diplomats - men and women - who shared advice and tips that ranged from promoting diversity in the workplace ...
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