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Career Twists: When, Where & How

Career Twists: When, Where & How

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Career twists and change management in professional life. This was the topic of our learning circle on February 20, 2019. Yaprak Metin was our curator with fellow TurkishWINner Işık Aydın Deliorman , founder and CEO of Novida Strategic Management Services, as her speaker. Yaprak is the founding partner of Matrix Talent and Management Consulting. We... Continue reading
Your Genes Are Not Your Destiny

Your Genes Are Not Your Destiny

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Have you ever thought what your best version could be? Ebru Şinik, the founder of Yükselen Çağ Wellbeing Center, encouraged us to explore this question! We started our gathering first learning about our genes. Ebru Şinik shared with us that 98% of our genes may change radically depending on our daily choices. External factors might be affecting our... Continue reading
Social Marketing & Branding: How Helping Others May Help You

Social Marketing & Branding: How Helping Others May Help You

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Consumers prefer to buy brands with a “purpose” that reflects their consumer values and beliefs, according to the research by Accenture. We were in for treat to hear about her recent study from Tülin Erdem, the Leonard N. Stern Professor of Business, a professor of marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business, the Chair of the Marketing Department... Continue reading
Making Choices in a VUCA World with Burcu Bıçakçı

Making Choices in a VUCA World with Burcu Bıçakçı

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We know planning our career is crucial. Yet our targets are on the move in this VUCA world. Fortunately, our learning circle speaker Burcu Bıçakçı, Partner at Egon Zehnder, gave us practical tips and inspired us to build out our career and future plans. VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. This term is originated from... Continue reading
Personal Branding & Building Trust

Personal Branding & Building Trust

Our TurkishWIN SF Chapter May event was a learning circle featuring Ipek Tunca, Director of Partnerships Marketing at Facebook on  "Personal Branding & Building Trust" . This interactive session helped convey the truth:  we are the product .  Key take aways from the workshop You are More than a Bunch of Featur... Continue reading
Resilience is the New Happiness

Resilience is the New Happiness

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               Self-mastery. What a journey it is! Habibe Açık, Founder of B-Wise, took us to a journey to discover our “self” and resilience power in quest for happiness.                Did you notice that popular characters in movies or b... Continue reading
How to Build Super Teams

How to Build Super Teams

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The TurkishWIN Team is a big fan of learning and growing. Not only do we learn at events from TurkishWINners, we also learn from our partners. Recently, we were led by Mine Yücesoy, Founder of Bizim Ik Işleri , as our interim Executive Director. Mine introduced us to new tools and our amazing partner , İş Kavramları, and  the Talent Insights M... Continue reading
MentorWIN Refresher with Seray Nasırlı

MentorWIN Refresher with Seray Nasırlı

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The gathering started off with a calming melody and the opportunity to relax our eyes and minds. Then, with her even more calming voice, Seray took us through a stimulating hour of sharing about our mentoring experiences. As Pablo Picasso once said: “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” In the mentor-me... Continue reading
The Next Generation of Female Engineers

The Next Generation of Female Engineers

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TurkishWIN@New York hosted Ebru Özdemir, Chairwoman at Limak Investments and Limak Foundation, to share her experiences in “Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Engineers” on September 26, 2018 at Herrick Feinstein LLP. In this cozy learning circle we were inspired and touched by Ebru Özdemir. She is a civil engineer by training and not only shi... Continue reading
The Future of You & Your Genes

The Future of You & Your Genes

The Future of You & Your Genes A medical doctor, Futurist and Co-Founder of B-Wise, Dr. Cenk Tezcan, and Dr. Tuba Günel, Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Istanbul University, graciously answered all our questions about our genes and what the future holds for us. We first learned about the impor... Continue reading