General Secretary

  • Yeşim Müftüler Seviğ

    General Secretary
    Yeşim Müftüler Seviğ

    Ms.Seviğ received her bachelors degree from the department of Business Administration at Istanbul University in 1989 after graduating from American Robert College in Istanbul. After university graduation she went to France for Alliance Francaise language school. After 4 years in corporate life at Turkish Airlines and Tekfen Holding she established her own company on marketing materials. 14 years of entrepreneurship led her to the instinct of delivering her know-how to new woman entrepreneurs; thus letting her to work at the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) in 2009. Since 2009, she is working as the Secretary General of KAGIDER. She actively works in the Entrepreneurship and Leadership Committee, Communication Committee and other projects of KAGIDER, as well as specializing on the general secretarial works of the association.

    General Secretary

  • Aylin Dinler

    Member Relations and Administrative
    Dinler is graduated from Fatih Vatan High School, Istanbul in 1996. She attended Sampiyon Typing, Computer and Secretary Training Programme for a year. Then she started working at Bil Educational Institution,  responsible of composing books and test books. From 2000 till 2012 she worked as the executive assistant at Topcuoglu Customs Consultancy & Puma Shipping Inc. In 2012 Dinler was the Executive Assistant & Event Coordinator at b-fit Sports and Healthy Living Centers for Women. Since August 2016, she works at KAGIDER as the Administrative Assistant. She is still attending Italian language courses at the Italian Cultural Institute-Istanbul.
  • Begüm Balaban Bayrak

    Project and Communication Manager
    Has graduated from “International Relations” (Bachelors, 2007) and “Management Organisation” (Masters, 2013). From 2007 to 2008, she has completed the programmes “International Trade” and “The Politics of Energy Security”. Between the years 2006-2011 she has undertaken academic work voluntarily at Beykent University Centre for Strategic Research in the “Middle East Department” She began her career in 2008 as a Coordinator Assistant to the World Turkish Business Council (DTİK), which operates as a special purpose business council under the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK). In 2010, she continued working in DTİK, as a deputy co-ordinator responsible for the regions Eurasia, Asia Pacific, Europe, Balkans, America, Middle East-Gulf-Africa. She organised the “World Turkish Entrepreneur Congress” with honor of the Presidency and Prime Ministry in the years 2009 and 2011, in which the DTIK General Assemblies took place, during her 5 years in DEIK. She has actively participated in international official organizations and projects in more than 25 countries in management processes and projects of the Regional Committees by being in touch diplomatically. In September 2013, she has transferred to a company that is in partnership with Sudan and Qatar set up a Turkey Liason Office, and functioned as Corporate Communication Director. Upon leaving her position in May 2015, she has worked as advisor across a number of different projects. Begum Balaban Bayrak is an ACEV volunteer, and is also an editor and presenter. Since June 2018, she has been working as “Project and Communication Manager” at KAGIDER. 
  • Meltem Dere

    Projects Specialist
    Meltem Dere

    Meltem Dere, who completed her university education in the International Relations Department of Gazi University (2014),  she was selected eligible for the project entitled “Women Leaders of the Future “ , supported by The World Bank in 2014  .With the support given by KAGIDER regarding the career planning from the mentor provided to her within the scope of Okyanus Yolculari Project, she started her professional career at Migros A.S. as a Management Trainee .  Then she decided to continue her career in the sector of Human Resources and developed on to the HR Specialist - Recruitment and Organizational Development in İNKA Human Resources Company. As of May 2018 Mrs.Dere continues to work as Project Responsible at KAGIDER. Meltem Dere who voluntarily took part in the projects of NGO’s such as LÖSEV and TEMA is also actively involved in the project of "Educating the Visually Impaired, Sister School" social responsibility projects in Gazi University Since 2009

  • Işıl Kütürüp

    Finance Assistant

    Işıl Kütürüp

    She started her university education at Çanakkale 18 Mart University Faculty of Finance (2014) and then completed in 2017 by transferring to Trakya University Finance Department. She did her internship at Alesta Financial Consultancy Office. She was accepted to the "2018 First Opportunity" project that Esas Holding supported and joined the KAGİDER team with the "First Opportunity" Project. She is living his first work experience with 21st century skills training and mentoring support. She has been working at KAGİDER since January 2018.