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TÜSİAD Convenes High Advisory Council in Istanbul, Marks 50th Anniversary

The High Advisory Council of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) convened in Istanbul on October 19, 2021. The High Advisory Council is a biannual deliberative conference where the business world takes stock of domestic and global political and economic developments and offers suggestions to policy makers from a business perspective.

Press Release: Condemning President Biden’s Use of the Term Genocide

We regret U.S. President Joe Biden’s use of the term genocide on the anniversary of the 1915 deportation of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire and the tragic events that followed. We believe that historical events should be evaluated by historians and researchers, and, more importantly, addressed by dialogue between societies, not through political statements. 

Simone Kaslowski Re-elected President of TÜSİAD

The General Assembly of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD) convened in Istanbul this week and re-elected the Board of Directors. Simone Kaslowski was re-elected President of TÜSİAD.

TUSIAD: The Withdrawal From the Istanbul Convention Fosters a Damaging Mindset Which Encourages Violence Against Women

Turkey’s decision to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention, or the “Council of Europe Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence,” encourages a twisted mindset which fosters violence against women.

TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Meet-Up

On Tuesday, December 8, 2020, TUSIAD members and Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs gathered for a virtual discussion on starting a business, investment decisions, startup-corporate relations, and how the global pandemic has impacted the startup ecosystem. The meeting featured presentations from four founders of Silicon-Valley based companies with the goal of fostering exchanges between Istanbul and San Francisco-based entrepreneurs. İrem Oral Kayacık, Leader of the TUSIAD Entrepreneurship & Youth Roundtable, and TUSIAD Silicon Valley Network Chair Ayşegül İldeniz delivered opening remarks. XCINEX Founder Cihan Fuat Atkın, Compocket Founder İlayda Büyüdoğan, Mall IQ Founder Batu Sat, and Relimetrics Founder Kemal Levi participated in the panel portion of the event, elaborating on their experiences.