8 March World Women’s Day Events, 7-8 March 2019

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8 March World Women’s Day Events, 7-8 March 2019

We all go through intensely stressful moments and decrease in the levels of awareness of our environment in the circumstances of daily flow. As a woman, each of us experience different kinds of difficulties and setbacks that lead to decrease in life satisfaction and stamina. In this significant day for women, while Prof. Dr. Zümra Atalay has talked about how to perceive our environment and selves with a higher awareness and mindfulness techniques, Prof.  Dr. Şafak Nakajima has gave presentation about stress as a psychological threat to both our minds and bodies. The program has ended with the concert of AVAZE Türk Müziği Kadınlar Topluluğu.

Prof. Dr. Zümra Atalay

Atalay has earned Bachelor’s degree on Psychology in Selçuk University. After Masters and PhD degrees, she has established the sub-department entitled “Mindfulness and Psychological Needs” in Rochester University, Psychology department. Currently, Atalay is working as a head of MEF University – Psychological Consultancy and Guidance.

Prof. Dr. Şafak Nakajima

Nakajima has completed her medicine degree in Uludağ University and earned her PhD on Virology in Osaka University. Besides her educations in Canada, China, United Kingdom and USA, Nakajima work as a doctor for more than 20 years in holistic medicine. Nakajima has two books as well as articles on medicine, psychology, philosophy and science.

 

8 March World Women’s Day Events, 7-8 March 2019 We all go through intensely stressful moments and decrease in the levels of awareness of our environment in the circumstances of daily flow. As a woman, each of us experience different kinds of difficulties and setbacks that lead to decrease in life satisfaction and stamina. In […]

The Workshop of How Can We Strengthen the ITU Women in STEM Entrepreneurship – 07.06.2018

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On the collective event of KAUM and GINOVA, the problems that women entrepreneurs face during the entrepreneurship process and solutions to those problems were discussed with the participation of 10 women entrepreneurs who graduated from architecture and engineering departments.

In the workshop, based on personal stories that women entrepreneurs shared, it was observed that the problems that are perceived as personal mostly applicable for all women entrepreneurs; and the common journal map was created. On the process of entrepreneurship, women declared the biggest motivators as family, university, business life and role model, and the biggest barriers as network limitations, the way women are perceived and socio-political environment.

At the end of the workshop, the recommendations in order to increase the number of women entrepreneurs in STEM fields were given: forming mentor-mentee bonds, entrepreneurship competitions for women, creating networks of investment, training camps for women on entrepreneurship and seminars aimed to decrease the lack of self-esteem.

On the collective event of KAUM and GINOVA, the problems that women entrepreneurs face during the entrepreneurship process and solutions to those problems were discussed with the participation of 10 women entrepreneurs who graduated from architecture and engineering departments. In the workshop, based on personal stories that women entrepreneurs shared, it was observed that the […]

The Workshop of How Can We Strengthen the ITU Women in STEM Entrepreneurship – 08.03.2018

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On this important day, KAUM has organized a significant event for women that targeted the issues of women entrepreneurship and ways to improve the process. 42 attendees including students, graduates, ITU academics and administrative staff have attended.

In the workshop, the attendees were divided into 4 groups and each group evaluated women entrepreneurship process by using SWOT analysis which involves strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Attendees indicated those qualities in general: for strengths, being graduated from ITU and high motivation; for weakness, social norms and absence of role models; for opportunities, support for entrepreneurship and image of ITU; for threats, cultural reasons and global problems.

At the end of the workshop, the recommendations in order to increase the number of women entrepreneurs in ITU ecosystem were given: camps and workshops should be arranged directed at women entrepreneurship, mentorship bonds are need to be formed, courses and certificates from GINOVA and similar organizations should be given, and meetings with role models should be organized.

On this important day, KAUM has organized a significant event for women that targeted the issues of women entrepreneurship and ways to improve the process. 42 attendees including students, graduates, ITU academics and administrative staff have attended. In the workshop, the attendees were divided into 4 groups and each group evaluated women entrepreneurship process by […]

8th of March International Women’s Day Activity

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“Women of ITU, Steps of Inspiration!”

Women of ITU will be sharing their success stories and experiences in the male dominant science, engineering and technology area; co-organized by ITU Women Studies Centre and ITU Rectorate. The program will continue with a concert in Classical Turkish Music and Western Music area by four women composers’ works from Romantic Era to today which again will be performed by women performers.

 

 

Program Schedule, 8 March 2016

 

Süleyman Demirel Culture Center, Conference Hall

14.00                Opening Speech

                          Prof. Dr. Mehmet KARACA

14:15                Panel Discussion – ITU BMT KAUM

                          “Women of ITU, Steps of Inspiration!”

15:15                Concert – ITU TMDK

“Women Composers Concert”

15:45                Tea hour, VIP Room

“Women of ITU, Steps of Inspiration!” Women of ITU will be sharing their success stories and experiences in the male dominant science, engineering and technology area; co-organized by ITU Women Studies Centre and ITU Rectorate. The program will continue with a concert in Classical Turkish Music and Western Music area by four women composers’ works from Romantic Era to today which […]

The Impact of Public Investment in Social Care Services on Employment, Gender Equality and Poverty: The Turkish Case, Research Report Launch Meeting, 18 September 2015

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Research Report Launch Meeting

 

The Impact of Public Investment in Social Care Services

on Employment, Gender Equality and Poverty:

The Turkish Case

                                                     

 18 September 2015, Friday (09:30-17:00)

 

İstanbul Technical University, Maçka Campus, Sosyal Tesisler

(http://www.ituvakif.org.tr/sosyal/iletisim.asp)

A collaborative research project by

İstanbul Technical University, Women’s Studies Center in Science, Engineering and Technology (ITU WSC-SET)

and

the Levy Economics Institute

 

with the support of

ILO Office for Turkey,

UNDP Country Office for Turkey,

UNDP İstanbul Regional Hub for Europe and CIS,

UN Women Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, 

and Aydın Doğan Foundation

 

For registration: Please send your name and institutional affiliation to kaum@itu.edu.tr 

 

For Meeting Program please click here.

For a summary of the research report please click here.

                  Research Report Launch Meeting   The Impact of Public Investment in Social Care Services on Employment, Gender Equality and Poverty: The Turkish Case                                                        18 September 2015, Friday (09:30-17:00)   İstanbul Technical University, Maçka Campus, Sosyal Tesisler (http://www.ituvakif.org.tr/sosyal/iletisim.asp) A collaborative research project by İstanbul Technical University, Women’s Studies Center in Science, Engineering […]

Women in IT Sector

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A meeting with the context of ‘woman in the IT sector is arranged in scope of CeBIT Synergy Summit, which will be held by Family and Social Policies Ministry and World Bank .

Our Board Member  Prof. Dr. Nilgün Okay and Advisory Board Member Prof. Dr. Kadriye Bakirci will  join the meetings as speakers.

Program

 

13:30-13:45 Opening

Dr. Banu Tuncay Yildiz, Deputy Director of Women’s Status,

Ministry of Family and Social Policy,

Will Wiseman, Coordinator  of Human Development Sector Programme ,

Turkey Office of World Bank

13:45-14:00 The main speech

The position of women in IT sector,

Problems and Proposed Solutions

Prof. Dr. Kadriye Bakirci, Hacettepe University

14:00-14:15 Coffee Break

14:15-15:45 Panel

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Kadriye Bakirci

Prof. Dr. Nilgün Okay, Istanbul Technical University

Prof. Dr. Sevinc Gülsecen, Istanbul University

Zeynep Keskin, SAP Türkiye General Director

Dr. Meric Aykol, Advisor,  MerSis

15:45-16:00 Q& A and Closing

 

 

Place: WOW Istanbul Congress Center 1. Floor ‘Topaz Lounge’

Date: 25.10.2013

LCV: Gözde Yilmaztürk, 0312 459 8331

A meeting with the context of ‘woman in the IT sector is arranged in scope of CeBIT Synergy Summit, which will be held by Family and Social Policies Ministry and World Bank . Our Board Member  Prof. Dr. Nilgün Okay and Advisory Board Member Prof. Dr. Kadriye Bakirci will  join the meetings as speakers. Program […]

24 April 2013: Sexual Harrasment and Mobbing at Universities

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One-day workshop”Sexual Harassment and Mobbing at Universities” was held on  April 24, 2013 with 22 participants from 7 universities in Turkey, in Anatolian University Women Studies Center.

 

http://e-gazete.anadolu.edu.tr/ayrinti.php?no=12639

One-day workshop”Sexual Harassment and Mobbing at Universities” was held on  April 24, 2013 with 22 participants from 7 universities in Turkey, in Anatolian University Women Studies Center.   http://e-gazete.anadolu.edu.tr/ayrinti.php?no=12639

8 March 2013: International Women`s Day

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International Women’s Day Activities : Opening of new office in Mining Faculty Building-Maslak Campus) A first day issue envelope and a special stamp for WSC in SET.

Please click for details

http://www.itu.edu.tr/tr/Haber/?44fa1493-9ef4-43fc-85fb-72deb7050573

International Women’s Day Activities : Opening of new office in Mining Faculty Building-Maslak Campus) A first day issue envelope and a special stamp for WSC in SET. Please click for details http://www.itu.edu.tr/tr/Haber/?44fa1493-9ef4-43fc-85fb-72deb7050573

30 November 2012: Science, Engineering and Technology Network of Women Academic in Turkey Workshop, 4

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The partner university representatives of “Science, Engineering and Technology Network of Women Academic in Turkey” Project is coming together for the 3. Workshop at Istanbul Technical University Taskisla Campus. The Workshop will be held on 30th of November 2010 with the participation of representatives from Akdeniz University, Ankara University, Canakkale On Sekiz Mart University, Dokuz Eylül University, Istanbul Technical University, Karadeniz Technical University, Kocaeli University, Ortadogu Technical University and Yildiz Technical University. The Project aims at establishing a network of women academics in science and engineering and developing a gender based database all over Turkey. The network and the database will offer a ground for fostering gender equality in basic policies, raise awareness and develop a co-operation between universities.

The partner university representatives of “Science, Engineering and Technology Network of Women Academic in Turkey” Project is coming together for the 3. Workshop at Istanbul Technical University Taskisla Campus. The Workshop will be held on 30th of November 2010 with the participation of representatives from Akdeniz University, Ankara University, Canakkale On Sekiz Mart University, Dokuz […]