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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
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
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
TurkishWIN Happy Hours: Welcome Back!

TurkishWIN Happy Hours: Welcome Back!

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Summer is always a wonderful time for our team to simmer on new ideas. We enjoyed our digs at the Joint Idea @Kanyon in the summer months, worked remotely in the month of July and rushed back to Istanbul to plan for the year. The TurkishWIN universe was also on well-deserved vacations- spread thinly across the world and in Turkey. Well, these Happy... Continue reading
Have you ever fired your car?

Have you ever fired your car?

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Your answer may be not yet! We started our Learning Circle with Seval Oz’s thought-provoking question: have you ever fired your car?  As technology and human needs evolve, our society is becoming increasingly mobile.  “How we connect the dots becomes more essential. In a world where time is of the essence, if I can’t move with ease f... Continue reading
The Art of Asking Questions with Oya Günay

The Art of Asking Questions with Oya Günay

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We have become more and more aware that asking questions are the “cine qua non” of building positive relationships. With the help of countless techniques and methods we think we know how to ask questions. However, we often fail to accept our questions are just another form of telling - excepting the other party to hit the answer in our minds. In th... Continue reading
Meet CampusWIN Graduates: Marketing Careers

Meet CampusWIN Graduates: Marketing Careers

This month’s theme was careers in marketing! Our speakers: Müge Kütük (Danone), Merve Altundağ (Google) and Selin Karaçoban (Anadolu Efes), CampusWIN alumnae from different classes. Müge graduated from the Bosphorus University with a degree in Philosophy in 2016. As a student, she had a lot of internships at: Karbonat, Concept, Medina Turgul DDB, a... Continue reading
Sisterhood Circle Said “Hallo” to  Netherlands

Sisterhood Circle Said “Hallo” to  Netherlands

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 On April 19th, the Turkish Women’s International Network launched its eleventh international chapter in the Netherlands with a kick-off event featuring Emine Bozkurt. The evening started by a vibrant networking with the arrivals of the guests. At the beginning of the event the Netherlands chapter leaders Aylin Arslantas Bumin, District Market... Continue reading