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Meeting with CampusWIN Alumnae To Explore Careers Abroad

Meeting with CampusWIN Alumnae To Explore Careers Abroad

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We love to meet our CampusWIN Alumnae and find out what they are up to! On April 30th, our speakers were Gülşah Semiz and Gülce Turan in the last online meeting of the semester. Topic: Careers Abroad. Gülşah Semiz is now working in Boston at a technology company. She worked while completing her International Relations degree at Galatasaray Universi... Continue reading
Tech Trends for Ventures with Dilek Dayinlarli

Tech Trends for Ventures with Dilek Dayinlarli

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Our San Francisco chapter is bubbling with activities – as always. This month they hosted a great Facebook live event with Dilek Dayinlarli on April 18 th . Dilek Dayinlarli is a woman of firsts! She is one of the few female venture capital firm founders in Turkey. One of the few women VCs in the world. Dilek is the first Founder of ScaleX Ventures... Continue reading
Neuro Leadership: Manage Your Brain, Manage Your Self

Neuro Leadership: Manage Your Brain, Manage Your Self

Our curator, Yaprak Metin, hosted Tülin Kahvecioğlu to talk about “Neuro Leadership” as part of our young professional learning series. The sooner a young manager knows about neuro leadership, the better!  On April 17 th , had a feast for our brain and our soul. Tülin Kahvecioğlu shared her own story and her career choices to get our imaginati... Continue reading
Academy Day: Coordinating with Others

Academy Day: Coordinating with Others

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We are in awe of our partner TUSIAD’s work and how this trailblazer NGO is paving the way for the business-government dialogue for a  future-ready  Turkey. So when it was time to learn about the Coordinating with Others competency, we were delighted to hold our CampusWIN Academy Day at TUSIAD’s headquarters in Istanbul. The day's  sc... Continue reading
PartnerWIN: Story Telling Workshop with YenidenBiz

PartnerWIN: Story Telling Workshop with YenidenBiz

What is your story? How do you present yourself and your career break in an interview or to your close circles?   On April 12 th , we hosted YenidenBiz members for a workshop on story telling. TurkishWIN is a longtime partner of YenidenBiz as our Founder Melek Pulatkonak is one of the co-founders of YenidenBiz, an NGO with the goal to help wom... Continue reading
Academy Day: Team Building

Academy Day: Team Building

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If you are following our CampusWIN Academy Days, you already know that we are obsessed with the World Economic Forum’s skills guide (see below). Each month we learn deeply about a skill set and meet amazing leaders who have mastered this skill.  This month we took a break to look inward. We had many questions: How do we do? How do we work as a... Continue reading
MentorWIN Updates

MentorWIN Updates

We started the new year with a wonderful event on January 10th. We hosted our bi-annual Mentor Appreciation Day with Cansen Basaran-Symes, Chief of the Board at Allianz Turkey at Perili Köşk. We would like to thank Cansen Basaran-Symes for sharing her career tips and Borusan Holding for hosting us. The cozy roundtable discussion was lovely and live... Continue reading
Is Future really female?

Is Future really female?

We partnered with the Turkish Philanthropy Funds to explore the answer to this question in New York on March 30th.  We are experiencing a unique moment in time where women have united to share their experiences. This collective female voice has powerful implications for the way our future is being shaped. Women already control more than one-th... Continue reading
Learning Circle: Awareness on Gender Equality and Social Unity

Learning Circle: Awareness on Gender Equality and Social Unity

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On March 28 th , we hosted a Learning Circle in Izmir on “Awareness on Gender Equality and Social Unity” with four incredible women. Our speakers not only came from different areas of expertise but also brought different viewpoints of their generations. Our first speaker was Prof. Dr. Solmaz Zelyut, Women's Studies & Philosophy Department at Eg... Continue reading
Life-Saving Hacks for Working Parents

Life-Saving Hacks for Working Parents

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How much do you idealize being a perfect parent? How do you feel when trying to get the work and family balance? Frustration, guilt, managing expectations of the bigger family - does that sound familiar? We enjoyed a wholehearted conversation on parenting tips and dares that saves you time and worry. This learning circle was curated by Aslı Üner Di... Continue reading
Los Angeles: Here We Come!

Los Angeles: Here We Come!

We are thrilled to launch a new chapter in Los Angeles. TurkishWINners travel frequently for work and fun. Now we have another network in Los Angeles led by our chapter leads Miray Alanlar, Ipek Bensason and Yesim Avunduk. We had our kickoff event graciously hosted at Ron Tomson. Our speakers were Holly Bingham, Director of Enterprise Accounts... Continue reading
Sharing Circle: Careers in Finance

Sharing Circle: Careers in Finance

CampusWIN alumnae continue to invest in their careers and to share their experiences! This month, we met with two alumnae who are pursuing careers in finance. Sezen Balibeyoğlu graduated from Middle East Technical University (METU) and started working in the Finance Department at Unilever, where she had interned during her studies. Sezen later rece... Continue reading
#HERStory with Facebook in London

#HERStory with Facebook in London

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We were thrilled to partner with Facebook Turkey to celebrate the International Women’s Day in London on March 10, 2018. Hearty networking, a fun concert and  an inspiring fireside chat uplifted our spirits. Derya Matraş, Country Manager of Facebook Turkey hosted 'HERStory' fireside chat with Sertab Erener, internationally-acclaimed musical ar... Continue reading
TurkishWIN@NY Learning Circle: 'Cutting Edge Leadership'

TurkishWIN@NY Learning Circle: 'Cutting Edge Leadership'

On February 13th, we hosted a Learning Circle in New York on "Cutting Edge Leadership to Thrive in the Future" with Ozlem Brooke Erol, an innovative woman who is no stranger to starting her own business. Participants learned how to win and lead the way in our 21st-century workforce. Values, purpose, and passion are becoming the differentiating fact... Continue reading
TurkishWIN@NY: New Year Resolutions

TurkishWIN@NY: New Year Resolutions

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"A vision without a plan is magical thinking: it may or may not happen." On January 30th, we hosted a Learning Circle in New York on "New Year's Resolutions" with Pamela Singh Tauber, Professional Coach. Participants learned how to clarify, create and achieve their 2018 resolutions using the right mindset and inspiration. A flashback to 2017, celeb... Continue reading