AmCham Turkey & EBRD International Women’s Day Event

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, AmCham Turkey/ABFT and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) jointly organized a panel discussion on the theme “Press for Progress: Commitment to a Gender Parity Mindset”. The conference kicked off with opening remarks from Serra Akçaoğlu, AmCham Turkey/ABFT Chairwoman and Citibank Turkey CEO and Board Member, followed by remarks from US Consul General Jennifer L. Davis.

The conference continued with a panel session on gender diversity in the workforce, with the attendance of AmCham Board Members Ufku Akaltan, UPS Turkey General Manager; İhsan Necipoğlu, Dow President of Turkey and Central Asia; Defne Tozan, IBM Turkey Country General Manager, as well as Derya Matraş, Facebook Turkey Country Director; Meral Güzel, UN Women - Empower Women Regional Coordinator for Europe and Central Asia; and Bilgehan Ergenekon, P&G Board Member and Head of HR.