Powercoders Turkey – Launch Party!

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.0.47″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” inline_fonts=”Ubuntu”]   Launch Party on 11th of March – Sign Up!  You are welcome to join us for the launch party of the Powercoders batch in Istanbul. You will have the chance to meet the new coding champs, the team, and many of our supporting community and to enjoy the drinks and the traditional food. Please sign up on the link below and let us know you are joining. Coach – Apply As Coach Our participants need more than technical knowledge in order to achieve a sustainable integration into employment. That is why our program includes coaching. Each participant is accompanied by one volunteer coach. Trainer – Apply As Trainer  You support our teachers as assistants.  Teaching sessions usually take place in the mornings. In the afternoons, the participants focus on practising…

Powercoders Turkey – Info Sessions!

Powercoders Turkey – Istanbul 2nd Info Session was held on the 5th of February in Impact Hub Istanbul. About Powercoders Turkey Project Powercoders Turkey – Istanbul 3rd Info Session What: Powercoders Turkey presentation, Q&A, drinks & Snacks When: 13. February – 18.00 till 20:00 Where: Inogar, Yeşilce Mahallesi, No:41, Çelik Cd., 34418 Kağıthane/İstanbul, Turkey Sign Up  

Diplohack Istanbul

Turkey’s first Diplohack event Diplohack Istanbul with the theme of Sustainable Development Goals was held on 2-3 November 2018 in inogar. Serdar Dinler (CSR Turkey), Gökhan Yücel (Digital Research Association), Bart van Bolhuis (Consul General, Netherlands), Mustafa Seçkin (Vice President NAMETRUB Foods and Refreshments, Unilever & Chair, Global Compact Network Turkey) ve Burak Kılıç (CEO, UPS Turkey) made the opening speeches on the first day of the event, Following the opening speeches, Mustafa Aydın (Kadir Has University), Hansın Doğan (Strategic Partnerships and Private Sector Manager, UNDP) ve Gülin Yücel (Brika Sustainability) contributed to the workshops through the speeches with different perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals. In the last part before the afternoon, Gökhan Yücel ve Dimitrios Triantaphyllou (Kadir Has University, Assoc. Prof. Dr.) guided the session to determine the problems that working groups would work on to seek solutions. Three Sustainable Development Goals were determined by the participants through…

10th Corporate Social Responsibility Summit

Corporate Social Responsibility Summit took place at Istanbul Dedeman Hotel on 6th December 2018 and moderated by Ece Vahapoğlu. The event brought together stakeholders from different sectors to collaborate and talk on social responsibility solutions and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The projects designed to achieve the sustainable development goals were rewarded at the Summit. The participants had the opportunity to listen to the project stories and inspirational speeches. During the Summit, the experts had shared their valuable opinions with the participants   CSR Summit Press Bulletin Event Photos CSR Projects Catalogue 

Five Years of Building a More Resilient Private Sector in Turkey

Preparing for when – not if – the next disaster strikes. Eduardo Martinez | The UPS Foundatio Marc DeCourcey | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation On Oct. 23, 2011, the Van earthquakes rocked eastern Turkey, leaving more than 11,000 buildings with sustained damages and at least 60,000 residents homeless. This devastating event spurred a disaster preparedness initiative entitled Business Disaster Resiliency Program for Turkey (or Sağlam KOBI in Turkish), developed by the World Economic Forum, Corporate Social Responsibility Association of Turkey (CSR Turkey), the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and The UPS Foundation. Sağlam KOBI aims to engage the private and public sector and civil society organizations to work together to identify best practices to enhance the resiliency of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Turkey. This collective effort aspires to provide SMEs with a suite of resources designed to assist them in becoming more resilient to disasters and business…