6th March 2018 – “Being an Efficient & High Impact Woman” Event

The Swiss Chamber of Commerce in Turkey organized an event under the title “Being an Efficient and High Impact Woman” in cooperation with the Consulate General of Switzerland to celebrate and discuss “March 8 – International Women’s Day”.

The event was held at Pera Palace Hotel, Istanbul.

The purpose was to focus on women of all ages and walks of life, from mothers to working women, businesswomen, academics and artists, and discuss their efficiency in today’s world.

All around the world, woman entrepreneurs have built dynamic and growing businesses in a variety of industries and sectors. These women encourage future generations to think big and overcome barriers in order to achieve success.  

The SCCT Vice President, Ms Müriel Hayırel and the Consul General of Switzerland to Turkey, Ms Nathalie Marti welcomed the guests with their opening speeches.

The prominent and leading writer, Metin Hara,  made a brief speech titled “For a Better World” focusing on Kindness – Trust – Energy.

The panel, which was moderated by the Journalist and Writer, Ms Yaprak Özer, came together with women that have left their mark on social life: Demet Sabancı Çetindoğan, Aslı Elif Tanuğur Samancı, Prof. Dr. Gülşen Altuğ, Ayşe Ören and Gülden Aydın.

Participants had the chance to listen to their success stories and asked questions.