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WEConnect International’s Country Director for Turkey, Nilay Çelik, was recently featured on WOMAN TV – the first and only television channel dedicated to women. Çelik spent 45 minutes speaking with leading economist Çetin Ünsalan about the work of WEConnect International’s corporate members in Turkey that are dedicated to inclusive sourcing, with a goal to increase spend with women-owned businesses in particular.
December 2018 – Istanbul. More than 100 attendees participated in the annual WEConnect International in Turkey conference on December 11, 2018. Corporations, such as lead sponsors, Accenture, Marriott International, EY, World Bank/IFC, IBM, BKM, TEB and Action Coach, and more than 40 high potential women-owned businesses from across Turkey came together to discuss business opportunities through matchmaking and networking, as well as to learn how corporations are working towards more inclusive sourcing practices.