Etohum event in San Francisco

  Exchanged ideas and spoke on the future of technology and connected life to a room full of young excited entrepreneurs from Turkey and around the world in downtown San Francisco Galvanize Hub on June 22nd, 2016. What an impressive … Devamını oku

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Bin Fen, hazer Fen

ODTÜ Rektörü Ahmet Hoca beni San Francisco’da bulup Senatonun bana bir onur ödülü vermek istediğini söyleyince ilk tepkim ‘ama hocam ben Boğaziçi’liyim’ oldu. Gülme faslından sonra bu ödülün öyküsünü dinledim ve derhal ülkeme gidip Ankara’da olmam gerektiğini düşündüm. Çok sevgili … Devamını oku

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Anılar bulunur sonra yeniden silinir mi?

İzmir’de büyüdüğüm ve ailemin kırk altı yıldır yaşadığı ev yıkılıyor. Babamla yaşantımızın büyük kısmının anılarını derledik topladık ve küçük kutulara doldurmaya çalıştık. Yaşamımızın hem bilmediğim hem de bildiğim dilimleri bana baktılar ve tekrar kayboldular. Bazı parçalar: -Büyük dedemiz Ahmet Hamdi … Devamını oku

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Uludag Economy Summit – March 2016

”I attended the opening panel of Uludag Ekonomi Zirvesi, the top summit for decision makers in Turkey. The summit takes place at the top of Uludag, a favorite ski destination in Turkey. It was snowing outside; but inside a really … Devamını oku

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Turks of America!

I was awarded as the third most influential Turkish-American woman in a ceremony in New York by TurkofAmerica magazine focused on successful Turkish women. The event took place in Manhattan Marquis Marriott Hotel with sponsorship from Turkish Philantropic Funds, and … Devamını oku

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Harvard yard with amazing women!

I spoke at Harvard Business School over the weekend. Not only I got to meet with and spoke to 200 incredibly bright women, I was with two outstanding Turkish women I was so proud to meet. It is so inspiring … Devamını oku

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The sky, the sand, the salt and the time. ‘Nostalgia for the Light’

I made it to Atacama. It had this enormous lure with it. A desert so high up, at 2400 meters altitude. A desert that resembles the face of the moon; and had salt fields. A desert that had flamingos in … Devamını oku

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Life a la ‘portena’

I am in my sabbatical break. In past recent years I seldom dared to dream how this would turn out to be. It caused a big anticipation, mix of stress caused by the unknown as to what you discover after … Devamını oku

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What women from Mendoza and Izmir have in common, tango?

One night, I was sitting on a restaurant porch in Mendoza with a doctor lady who I befriended on a flight from Santiago to Mendoza. The biggest mistake anyone can make whilst travelling is compare countries or people. But it … Devamını oku

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Trip to Fin del Mundo (end of the world!) And yes, Glaciers are melting

I was in Patagonia this January. It takes a long long while to get down there. And you do feel like it is so far out and it is a strange deserted land in many ways. And Patagonia with the … Devamını oku

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