Federica, flyed to Bucharest through IRETI project, shares her two-month experience

Federica spent two months in Bucharest participating in the IRETI project. She did her traineeship in some Romanian organizations focusing on data analysis and communication through social media and learning more about migration and human trafficking.    "I did not know anything about Bucharest, but I was ready to let me surprise by it. And … Continue reading Federica, flyed to Bucharest through IRETI project, shares her two-month experience

Züleyha Özcan with Derin: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Züleyha is an engineer who founded an HVAC company in Ankara 14 years ago. She is part of a small percentage of women at the head of engineering companies in Turkey. She had desired to be an engineer since she was a child, but the road that took her to Derin was not an easy one. … Continue reading Züleyha Özcan with Derin: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Yvonne Field with Ubele Initiative: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

The Ubele Initiative (‘The Future’) was established in 2014, as a social enterprise which supports the sustainability of the African Diaspora communities through intergenerational leadership initiatives, community enterprise and the development of community spaces or assets. Ubele’s national research, ‘A Place to Call Home’ 2015, identified the need for a new generation of leaders who … Continue reading Yvonne Field with Ubele Initiative: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Yuliana Topazly with OutSpace: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

My OutSpace was established in February 2012, specialising in supporting parents and women into employment and business via training, mentoring, one to one support and introduction to networking opportunities. It also helps companies to support their own employees better via mentoring schemes, peer to peer support networks and well being services. They launched a tool … Continue reading Yuliana Topazly with OutSpace: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Yeşim Belli with ANGIKAD NGO: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Yeşim has been the owner of a pharmacy in Ankara since 2009. She is the mother of two children, whom she takes care of in balance with a busy and satisfying working life. After completing a BA in pharmacy she decided to open up her own business because she felt the need to be autonomous in … Continue reading Yeşim Belli with ANGIKAD NGO: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Paulette Williams with Leading Routes: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Working in the higher education system Paulette Williams, was exposed to detrimental effect institutional racism was having on the Black Community. With a drive to do something about this she established Leading Routes in October 2016. She describes Leading Routes as ‘a black led initiative within the education sector, which aims to prepare the next … Continue reading Paulette Williams with Leading Routes: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Özgül Peker with SOIE Design: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Özgül is an example of how passion can work as a strong driver in life. After working 15 years in the food industry for a private company, she decided that her love for fashion and design should become her profession. Despite she knew how challenging it would be, she founded her own clothes design company, … Continue reading Özgül Peker with SOIE Design: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Oliwia Misztur, yoga instructor: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Her business is dedicated to raising body- and self-awareness through the practice of yoga, meditation and mindfulness. She teaches Ashtanga Yoga method and her original method Fly/Flow (air yoga & creative movement) to groups and individuals, she does business yoga for companies and organises workshops and retreats in Poland and abroad. In our fast-moving world, … Continue reading Oliwia Misztur, yoga instructor: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Melike Emiroǧlu YIlmer with MIR Izolasyon: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora

Melike’s story is one of a kind, certainly an inspiration to all women out there wishing to become entrepreneurs. After a BA in Economics, and 2 years working for an insulation company, her professional ambition brought her to found a MIR Izolasyon, a company specializing in the production and export of insulating materials for industries … Continue reading Melike Emiroǧlu YIlmer with MIR Izolasyon: a success story enhanced by the project Pandora