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Aylin Gezguc: Hybrid Futures11:33

Get ready to move an elephant. Aylin Gezgüç has built a career out of finding solutions to problems that don’t have easy answers, problems that sit like unmovable elephants in the corner. From hydroelectric dams to the halls of Parliament, vocational schools and #HeForShe, Gezgüç’s story reminds us not only of the tenets of social responsibility, but also of our responsibility to ourselves to keep striving, and keep asking questions.

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Ozge Akbulut: Hybrid Futures13:28

Can a synthetic breast change the way that surgeons learn their craft? Materials scientist Dr. Özge Akbulut says yes, and her company Surgitate is showing the way.  Akbulut is recreating the living, breathing intricacy of the human body out of the materials in her lab, and the results have big implications for medicine and for public health in underserved communities. 
 
This talk was recorded by İltek Media


Talat Kırış: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü14:51

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Talat Kırış'ın yaptığı "Güçlü Yanlarımız: Bugün ve Yarın" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Prof. Dr. Talat Kırış, beyin cerrahisi profesörüdür.


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Murat Yeşildere: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü11:19

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Murat Yeşildere'nin yaptığı "Güçlü Yanlarımız: Bugün ve Yarın" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.
Murat Yeşildere, Egon Zehnder Türkiye yönetici ortağıdır.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.


Dilek Ergül: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü10:11

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Dilek Ergül'ün yaptığı "Güçlü Yanlarımız: Bugün ve Yarın" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.

Dilek Ergül, Türk denizcidir.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.


Behice Funda: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü09:54

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Behice Funda'nın yaptığı "Markan ve Sen" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Behice Funda, Microsoft kitlesel pazarlama direktörü olarak çalışmaktadır.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.




Demir Demirkan: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü14:02

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Demir Demirkan'ın yaptığı "Markan ve Sen" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Demir Demirkan, şarkıcı, besteci ve söz yazarıdır.

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Yaprak Metin: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü11:47

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Yaprak Metin'in yaptığı "Markan ve Sen" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Yaprak Metin, Matrix International’ın kurucusudur.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.


Zeynep Yalim Uzun: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü14:46

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Zeynep Yalım Uzun'un yaptığı "Markan ve Sen" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Zeynep Yalım Uzun, Unilever / OMO global başkan yardımcısı olarak çalışmaktadır.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.



Özge Yılancıoğlu: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü08:19

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Özge Yılancıoğlu'nun yaptığı "İş Dünyası Sırlarım- Kimse Duymasın!" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Özge Yılancıoğlu, UPS  ülke insan kaynakları müdürüdür.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.



Canan Ercan Çelik: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü15:33

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Canan Ercan Çelik'in yaptığı "İş Dünyası Sırlarım- Kimse Duymasın!" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Canan Ercan Çelik, Borusan Holding Grup Kurumsal Fonksiyonlar Başkanıdır.


Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.


Elif Merve Okumuş:2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü08:04

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Elif Merve Okumuş'un yaptığı "İş Dünyası Sırlarım- Kimse Duymasın!" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Elif Merve Okumuş, Gaziantep Üniversitesi öğrencisidir.

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Özgecan Kahya:2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü02:21

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Özgecan Kahya'nın yaptığı "İş Dünyası Sırlarım- Kimse Duymasın!" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Özgecan Kahya, bölgesel uçuşlar başkanlığı Anadolu Jet halkla ilişkiler uzmanı olarak çalışmaktadır.


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Selen Kocabaş: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü14:18

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Selen Kocabaş'ın yaptığı "Geleceğin CEO’su Sensin" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.

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Elif Çelik:2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü11:29

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Elif Çelik'in yaptığı "Geleceğin CEO’su Sensin" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Elif Çelik, Eczacıbaşı Baxter’ın genel müdürüdür.

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Gülfem Çakmakçı:2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü09:48

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Gülfem Çakmakçı'nın yaptığı "Geleceğin CEO’su Sensin" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz. Gülfem Çakmakçı, Prana Danışmanlık şirketinin kurucusudur.


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Barış Karakullukçu:2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü07:56

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Barış Karakullukçu'nun yaptığı "Geleceğin CEO’su Sensin" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.Barış Karakullukçu MUDO Yürütme Kurulu Başkanı ve CEO’sudur.

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Barış Aksoy: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü07:53

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Barış Aksoy'un yaptığı "Girişimcilik" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.Barış Aksoy, 37 Ventures’ın kurucu ortağıdır.


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Miray Alanlar: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü11:30

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Miray Alanlar'ın yaptığı "Girişimcilik" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.

Miray Alanlar, Mobile Action'da mobil uygulama analisti olarak çalışmaktadır.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.


Başak Taşpınar Değim: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü12:32

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü'nde, Başak Taşpınar Değim'in yaptığı "Girişimcilik" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.

Başak Taşpınar Değim, armut.com'un genel müdürüdür.

Bu video İltek Media tarafından çekilmiştir.


Ayşegül Türk: 2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günü06:23

2015 Genç Kadın Kariyer Günün'de, Ayşegül Türk'ün yaptığı "Girişimcilik" konuşmasını izleyebilirsiniz.
Ayşegül Türk, 120+1'in kurucularındandır.

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Ahu Özyurt: Choices14:00

Ahu Özyurt is a senior correspondent and writer at CNN Turk. She shares her wisdom on choices and controlled risks. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Medya.


Yadigar Gökalp İlhan: Choices20:03

Think trailblazing bureaucracy is a contradiction in terms? Then meet Yadigar Gökalp İlhan. Aiding the victims of the Marmara Earthquake, working towards universal healthcare, helping millions of kids get an education, getting hundreds of thousands of economically disadvantaged people into the labor market – these are the things a determined and compassionate civil servant like Gökalp İlhan  can do. Her stories of tough odds, sheer determination and the jaw-dropping sexism she faced as a woman working to make a difference will leave you ready to tackle your own obstacles.

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Melis Abacıoğlu: Perspectives09:32

Melis Abacıoğlu Sezener is a change maker. She calls on women of Turkey to join the soccer field for team play and winds of change. Yes, Kizlar Sahada!

This talk was recorded by İltek Media!


Selin Billi Mallinson: Perspectives09:55

Selin Billi Mallinson is an entrepreneur. Her quest for new challenges paves the way for adventures- leaving Dogus Holding, the giant, for Euro.Message the lean startup. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Selva Gürdoğan: Perspectives11:50

Selva Gürdoğan is an architect. From a glistening ring-shaped skyscraper in China to a stage in Holland where Queen Elizabeth could walk in off the street, Selva is motivated by a desire to create spaces that look and work like no other. Intrigued, watch her talk!

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Elvan Omay: Perspectives09:12

Elvan Omay is the Director and Curator of the School of Life Istanbul. She found inspiration in Alain de Botton’s books and philosophy. Her story and School of Life offer us transformational and liberating ideas to change our lives. Watch her talk to find out how! 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media


Altın Mimir: Ezber Bozanlar14:42

Altın Mimir is an attorney, a change maker ad one of eight daughers of a Tunceli family. She walks us through her journey from Tunceli to a business leader in Istanbul. 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by Iltek Media


Dilek Duman: Ezber Bozanlar15:43

Dilek Duman is an innovator. She believes that Turks can innovate and export technology solutions to the rest of the world. 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by Iltek Media


Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter: Ezber Bozanlar18:49

Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter is an entrepreneur and investor in women-led businesses. She believes investing in women is good business and an untapped opportunity. 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by Iltek Media. 


Duygu Kayaman: Ezber Bozanlar08:25

Duygu Kayaman is a change maker with the mission to empower visually impaired citizens of Turkey. Her passion is to push boundaries of the body and the mind. Dreams are richer without boundaries. 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by Iltek Media


Sema Yakar: Ezber Bozanlar16:26

Sema Yakar is a  mother. Her unconditional love for her son led the way for her to become an LBGT activist. 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by Iltek Media


Ayse Baykut Dallal & Yasemin Ors: Moves19:11

Yasemin and Ayse are the co founders of "Vote and Beyond" a non governmental organization that emerged ahead of the March 30 local elections. They share how the "Vote and Beyond" platform moved more then 50 thousand Turks out of their comfort zone to watch the ballots and thereby democracy for the love of their country.


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Arzu Ünal Erman: Why Not19:51

Arzu Ünal Erman is the CEO of Y&R Brands İstanbul. Arzu invites us to realize our own creation power and question everything.

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Sandrine Ramboux: Why Not06:28

Sandrine Ramboux is the Founder and Managing Director of C@rma, an innovative engagement platform recently launched linking Turkish professionals with Civil Organisations for social impact.Sandrine challenges us to make a difference.

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Gökden İpek Yosunlu: Why Not08:33

Gokden Ipek Yosunlu is a senior at Bilgi University. A morning walk, wandering and wondering "why nots" led her to her social venture. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Elif Key: Challenge or Opportunity07:56

Elif Key is a journalist. She reflects on challenges and opportunities in collecting stories of hope and pain in Turkey or as a journalist in New York.

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by Isilay Yanbas.


Hasan Süel: Empowerment16:48

Hasan Süel is the  Chairman of Vodafone Turkey Foundation and  Chief Corporate & Regulatory Affairs Officer of Vodafone Turkey. He passionately argues that access to technology is crucial in removing boundaries to empower women for participation in economy. He walks us through Vodafone programs that empower women with an amazing success story you may not want to miss. 
 
This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2014.


Yoruk Kurtaran:Empowerment19:07

Yoruk Kurtaran, CEO of Community Volunteers Foundation(TOG) , reminds us that young people and their needs should be addressed today and policies should not be for young people tomorrow. He argues that young people should and could be able to participate in the society, economy and politics today – if they are provided with more opportunities outside of education, entrance barriers are lowered,  and gender issues are mainstreamed. 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2014.


Matthias Scheffelmeier: Empowerment14:52

Matthias Scheffelmeier is a country director at Ashoka Europe, responsible for Turkey. He underlines the fact that women are quietly disrupting education, politics and economy with 42% participation in Ashoka Fellowship Program, with more equal footing than participation in the economy. Matthias invites everyone to support women social entrepreneurs who are making a difference in Turkey. 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2014.


Gulsum Azeri: Passion and Purpose19:22

Gulsum Azeri, currently the CEO and board member of OMV Petrol Ofisi A.S., explains how as a young chemical and industrial engineer, she reinvented herself and embraced the challenges that confronted her, while finding her way to senior executive positions at some of Turkey's leading businesses, during times of social, economic and political transformation.


Ergem Şenyuva Tohumcu: Passion and Purpose13:28

Ergem Şenyuva Tohumcu shares with us how her passion about sustainability and the environment developed into yesilist.com, Turkey’s first online “green directory” and sustainability platform.


Peri Ataman Holden: Passion and Purpose17:37

Peri Ataman Holden's passion about girls' education led her to found Payda Öğrencilerle Birlikte, whose volunteers are personally mentoring teenage girls in their endeavor to access higher education  -- an enterprise not only rewarding at a personal level, but also transformative at a societal level.


Serra Titiz: Bets10:33

Serra Titiz is the founder two social enterprises: Mikado Sustainable Development Consulting and GelecekDaha.Net. Serra shares with us why her bet on youth will transform Turkey and make the future brighter. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Aslı Güvenç: Bets08:04

Aslı Güvenç is the founder of Aslı'nın Dolabi and a professional in the health care industry. Aslı tells us how her bet on others’ generosity paid off.


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Canan Ercan Çelik: Geçişler18:19

Canan Ercan Çelik is a senior business executive at Borusan Group. She walks us through her transitions as a child, mother and a senior business woman. 


This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Canan Tan: Geçişler08:50

Canan Tan is a writer. As a story teller, Canan shares with us how she wrote her own story- from a young pharmacist to a best-selling author. 


This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Ayşe Şule Bilgiç: Geçişler12:41

Ayşe Şule Bilgiç is the creator of Pepee, an entrepreneur and jack of all trades. She shares with us how she questioned her choices and decided to take different paths which collectively led her to her current passion, leading “Dusler Evi,” a successful production company.


This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Özlem Feride Çöplü: Geçişler14:12

Özlem Feride Çöplü is a seasoned business professional. She takes us through her journey from a single professional to a mother of a young boy, by adoption, when she was 43.


This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Aylin Nazlıaka: Crossroads15:58

Aylin Nazlıaka is a member of Parliament. Aylin walks us through crossroads in life, business and politics. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Zeynep Yalım Uzun: Lessons19:24

Zeynep Yalım Uzun is the Global Vice President for ‘Dirt is Good’ (Omo). Her life, work sabbatical and journeys from being in control to learning to let go are filled with many lessons.


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Derya Akalın Uysal: Lessons20:18

Derya Akalın Uysal shares with us how personal and professional challenges throughout have taught her valuable lessons about coping with crises, managing human resources, leadership and finding her own voice. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Cansen Başaran Symes: Ups and Downs20:22

Cansen Başaran Symes has been the PwC Turkey leader and senior partner in charge of country operations since 1 July 1998. Cansen, shares her story and leadership lessons she has learned during her successful, 32-year long career at PwC.


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Mike Harrell: Empowerment16:05

Mike Harrell shares the secrets of success behind the Women's Leadership Development program at UPS Turkey. Under his leadership, UPS women leaders charged forward and now run a successful corporate women's initiative- a great model for others. 


 This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2013.


Batuhan Aydagül: Empowerment13:07

Batuhan Aydagül passionately argues for an inclusive and out-of-box approach to close the gender gap in girls' schooling in Turkey. Setting the goal as the empowerment of girls to make the best choices for their own education, he calls for change agents and mentors to help Turkish men shed their masculine identities to turn them to worthy individuals for the Turkish woman.


This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2013.


Tuğçe Uysal: Empowerment02:36

Tuğçe Uysal is our youngest TurkishWIN speaker. She is a ninth grader at Darussafaka who has been pursuing her passion in robotics since she was twelve. Tugce is one of the heros of Bilim Kahramanlari (Science Heros project). 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Hakan Habip: Empowerment11:29

Hakan Habip empowers change by running a science tournament, Bilim Kahramanlari, to enable science heros to transform Turkey to an idea society. Hakan, his wife Fatma and an army of volunteers run this platform to encourage children to think of scientific solutions to big problems, execute projects with team work and have fun along the journey. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2013.


Ali Üstündağ: Empowerment04:44

Ali Üstündağ tells us why he has the passion to give back. He generously supports NGOs and shares his imagination, time and resources of the wonderful Iltek team. If you are curious about the film mention in this talk, please follow this link. Ali and Iltek Media have been one of the lead supporters of TurkishWIN since 2011. We cannot thank him enough! 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2013.


Giovanni Guidetti : Empowerment10:54

Giovanni Guidetti is the head coach of the Vakifbank Gunes Sigorta, a team that won the 2013 CEV Volleyball Champions two days after this talk. He emphasizes the importance of listening, empathy for each woman’s individual circumstance, and the wisdom to manage the team as a unit as key elements of his coaching success. 


This talk was recorded by İltek Media on International Women's Day as part of our "Guys Who Rock" talk series in 2013.


Monika Schmutz Kirgöz: "Gaps"17:09

Monika Schmutz Kirgöz is the Consul General of Switzerland in Istanbul. In her talk, Monica navigates around gender, cultural and societal gaps surrounding our lives with a wonderful comparison between Switzerland and Turkey. 

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Esra Sertoglu: "Gaps"10:03

Esra Sertoglu is the Founding Partner at Istanbul Champions Cup. Esra tells us why  Istanbul Champions Cup matters and why companies have to think and compete differently. 

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Nadin Uzumyemezoglu: "Gaps"06:50

Nadin Uzumyemezoglu is active citizen and a runner for Adım Adım. She works for Microsoft Turkey. She shows us how a concerned citizen can make a difference with a facebook account and 10 YTL.

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media


Itır Erhart: "Yolculuk"18:16

Itır Erhart is the co-founder of Adim Adim, an initiative that brings together amateur athletes to run and raise funding for charities.Itir takes us along the Adim Adim marathon one step at a time.  

 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Tülin Akın: " Yolculuk"13:51

Tülin Akın introduced over one million Turkish farmers to a new way of accessing information and new markets by using cell phones and Internet. She launched Turkey's first commercial agricultural marketing portal in 2004, a journey you will hear firsthand now.  

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Ufuk Tarhan: Connecting the Dots16:42

Ufuk Tarhan is known as business designer and avatar and gives conferences and lectures to “create a better future”. Ufuk Tarhan takes us to her journey from her encounter with “Chariots of the Gods” in Kastamonu to her leadership in the futurism movement in Turkey. She says ACT2GET what you want by loading meaning to your experiences in life. This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Aslıhan Özcan: Connecting the Dots04:36

Aslıhan Özcan is a psychotherapist and art therapist. She combines her passion for art and healing in art therapy. She shares insights from her “Colors of the Hospital,” a project that provides psychosocial support through art therapy to pediatric cancer patients bringing colors to their lives. 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Leyla Alaton: "Something Old, Something New"16:30

Leyla Alaton, after graduation from Notre Dame de Sion French High School, completed her undergraduate studies in Fairleigh Dickinson University and her graduate education at New York University in social studies.

She is a true powerhouse and a believer of strong women networks. Listen to her thoughts and advice on the importance of prioritization, mentors, taking notes and more.  

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Elena Pallotta:Something Old, Something New07:50

Elena Pallotta, born from a German mother and Italian father, raised in Florence, she holds a degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA from INSEAD.She shares her journey from a “dream job” in Italy to an ice cream entrepreneur in Istanbul.

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.

 

 


Cansu Akarsu:Something Old, Something New08:00

Cansu Akarsu is a design student from Istanbul.In her speech, Cansu Akarsu underlines how she uses her design skills with a humanistic concern to find the right balance between the old and the new. 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media


Ece Şirin: Something Old, Something New14:11

Ece Şirin is the creator of the “Bee Goddess” jewelry brand. She tells us how her journey within led her to create “Bee Goddess,” an award winning jewelry brand. This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Ayla Göksel: What If?18:41

Ayla Göksel is the CEO of ACEV, a Turkish NGO working in early childhood, female literacy and parent training. She reflects on her career path in early childhood, female literacy and parent training. With the help of a state subsidy for childcare, the path she is currently paving will enable women with children to work, and thereby will increase women’s participation in the Turkish work force.

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Seda Kaya Güler: What If ?04:50

Seda Kaya Güler is the Founder of Rengarenkirmizi.com. She curates the history of women’s magazines in Turkey starting with Kadinca to “rengarenk kırmızı,” her latest magazine, which is funded by 1,000 TL contributions of 150 women and more counting.

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Petek Özgül: What If ?03:58

Petek Özgül is an computer engineer, project manager and social entrepreneur. She shows us how an article can change your life. Hers was changed when she read an article about a father of an autistic child who focused on using the special skills of people with autism to turn them into “specialists’”.

 

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Filiz Bikmen: What If ?11:52

Filiz Bikmen is the Director of Programs and International Relations at the Sabanci Foundation, and represents the foundation on the Governing Council of the European Foundation Center.

She reflects how she thrives by the positive energy a simple question can radiate: “What if."

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Bedriye Hülya: What If ?06:45

Bedriye Hulya is the Founder of B-fit.She shares with us how she challenges de-facto model, a journey that led to 207 B-FIT branches all around Turkey, including one in Sırnak.

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Günseli Kato: Wonder06:50

Günseli Kato is an artist. She shares with us how she pursued her passion and embraced the new and the old in her art. She wonders why every day cannot be “Sunday” for others if you love what you do.

 

This talk is in Turkish and was recorded by İltek Media.


Tara Agacayak: Wonder13:01

Tara Agacayak takes us along her journey from a data specialist in the U.S. Department of Defense to becoming an entrepreneur based in Istanbul, with a stop-over as a housewife in Pendik.

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Hatice Gökce : Wonder12:32

Hatice Gökce shows how a Turkish design identity rose from locality at “Argande”, a social responsibility project supported by Turkish designers, UNDP and Mudo.

 

This talk was recorded by İltek Media.


Joy E. Stocke: A Love Affair with Turkey34:56

Joy E. Stocke shares with us her memoirs which will soon be published, "Anatolian Days & Nights: A Love Affair with Turkey, Land of Dervishes, Goddesses and Saints," co-written with Angie Brenner.


Seda Önen: New Beginnings09:11

Seda Önen is the general manager of Rhea Girisim. In her talk she takes us along her journey and her excitement for change as she made a big career move from the public to the private sector.

 

This talk was recorded by Iltek Media.


Gülseren Onanç: New Beginnings27:23

Gülseren Onanç is a member of the assembly for the Social Democratic Party of Turkey (CHP). She established Ticketturk and was the President and Chairperson of KAGİDER. She shares with us her worldview on individualism vs collectivism and the story of her ambition for being in politics to change politics.

 

This talk was recorded by Iltek Media.


Şafak Pavey: For the Love of Innovation15:56

Şafak Pavey tells us how innovation connects us to new and many indispensable friends and its role for equal right to life. She invites us to acknowledge and embrace the innovation that surrounds us every day.

 

This talk is recorded by Iltek Media.


Ayşe Öktem: For the Love of BMW09:28

Ayşe Öktem shares with us her guiding principle which is summed up in two sentences: "There is no great love. There are people who can grow their love." Her tenacity and passion paved the way for her to win the 2010 ‘Manager of the Year’ award of BMW Group’s Excellence in Sales competition among 1200 dealers from 30 countries.

 

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Tara Chantal Hopkins: For the Love of Trash12:12

Tara introduces us to the ladies at Cop(M)adam and how she became a change maker following her passion.

 

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Binnur Zaimler: For the Love of Astrology06:10

Binnur Zaimler is a human resources guru pursuing her love for business astrology.

 

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Cat Jaffee: For the Love of Honey12:35

Cat Jaffe is a nomadic social entrepreneur and tells us why we should care about honey.

 

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Didem Altop: Art of the Start23:55

Didem Altop is an entrepreneur and studies entrepreneurs as the Managing Director of Endeavor. Didem walks us through the art, science and mindfulness of the entrepreneurship journey.

 

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Nakiye Avdan Boyacıgiller: Art of the Start14:55

Nakiye Avdan Boyacıgiller shows us what it takes to get an academic start-up off the ground: Sabancı University. She weaves the story of her restart in Turkey with her passion for education. Her call to entrepreneurs: follow your passion.  

 

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Dr. Gülden Türktan: Art of the Start12:42

Dr. Gülden Türktan gives tips to emerging entrepreneurs on the art of the start. We will share a few here: ask, listen, share and advocate your vision. For the rest, watch her talk!  

 

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Özlem Denizmen Kocatepe: Dream, Play, Achieve14:44

Strategist and financial literacy advocate Özlem Denizmen Kocatepe shares her goal-setting strategy to realize her dreams and takes us along the journey. Her current goal is to make a difference by improving financial literacy in Turkey. 

 

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Melek Pulatkonak: Dream, Play, Achieve11:30

Melek Pulatkonak is the Founder and Curator of the TurkishWIN. She outlines her strategic intuition for launching the TurkishWIN and shares with us her dream of growing it to 10,000 women with cultural, professional ties to Turkey.

 

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Elmira Bayrasli: Turks: Nomads or entrepreneurs?20:00 min

Elmira Bayrasli is a story teller, Turk and a nomad. She is currently writing her book, “Steve Jobs Lives in Pakistan,” to tell the story of the rising tide of global entrepreneurship.

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