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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
MentorWIN: Reverse Mentoring, Events & Corporate Engagement Updates

MentorWIN: Reverse Mentoring, Events & Corporate Engagement Updates

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Let us repeat the obvious on this glorious day:  Nobody makes it alone. Nobody has made it alone. We all have or need mentors along the way. Lucky for all of us, our MentorWIN program is getting better day by day thanks to many :) Here are our latest updates: Reverse Mentoring Summit We were one of the partners of the Bahcesehir University &am... Continue reading
Starting from Scratch in London

Starting from Scratch in London

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How hard is it to start from scratch? Isn’t it beautiful to change the game and redefine yourself? TurkishWIN@London co-hosted the “Starting from Scratch” event with EY Turkic Network on May 15, 2018.  It was a lovely spring day in London and despite the beautiful weather the room was full. Participants were from EY, TurkishWIN@London network ... Continue reading
What! A game to solve the Middle East Conflict?

What! A game to solve the Middle East Conflict?

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This  was the first reaction when people heard about Asi Burak’s master thesis. Asi is the CEO of Power Play and the Chairman of Games for Change. Image a world where  video-games can tackle on social problems!  On May 8 th , we attentively listened to Asi tell his story. He started his game adventure by designing and launching Peace... Continue reading
TurkishWIN Talks “Change”

TurkishWIN Talks “Change”

The only thing in life that is constant is change.  We were inspired by trail blazing women this evening: Özlem Kestioglu Özel, Marketing Director of SAP South Europe &francophone Africa, Lale Saral Develioglu, Pladis Chief Marketing Officer, Sepin Inceer, Mindfulness Trainer for Children and Matilde Wol Gokay, Creative Director & Acad... Continue reading
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