Women in Business Initiative Launch Event for Million Women Mentors / Milyon Kadına Mentor

Event Description

The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Turkey Business Council, together with its Women in Business Initiative co-chairs Umran Beba, Partner at August Leadership & Co-Founder at Beba Foundation, and Canan Özsoy, CEO, GE Turkey, and project partners STEMconnector, TurkishWIN's BinYaprak platform and TOBB are excited to launch STEMconnector’s Million Women Mentors program in Turkey on Monday, March 8. 


The Million Women Mentors program, dubbed Milyon Kadına Mentör in Turkish, convenes STEMconnector’s global expertise and TurkishWIN’s wide network of mentors and mentees in Turkey to connect via a digital platform private sector leaders with young women for mentorship opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields.

This initiative aims to provide an umbrella for mentorship programs targeting female high school, university students, and young professionals seeking careers in STEM in Turkey. Our goal is to reach 1 million mentoring connections in 10 years. Mentors can be male and female. 


Monday, March 8, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Opening Remarks9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Remarks by Founding Circle Members9:20 AM - 9:30 AM
Leaders with Stories9:30 AM - 9:35 AM
Unveiling Million Women Mentors / Milyon Kadına Mentör9:35 AM - 9:45 AM
Open Discussion9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

Founding Circle Sponsors