'Entrepreneurial Mothers Academy' comes to an end, mothers awarded certificate
“Entrepreneurial Mothers Academy Social Responsibility Project” organized by Istanbul Gelisim University (IGU) School of Applied Sciences, Department of Public Relations and Advertising and Avcılar Municipality Women's Counselling Center came to an end. At the end of the project, which aims to support mothers who want to put forward entrepreneurial projects in any field and to increase women's employment, the participants who completed their training received their certificates.
Online trainings with mothers residing in Avcılar and having children aged 0-12 have been completed. The trainings, which were created on a voluntary basis by the IGU Continuing Education Center, were carried out online by academicians who are experts in their fields. Public Relations and Advertising Training and Basic Communication and Rhetoric Training by Asst. Prof. Emel Tozlu Öztay, Social Media Management Training and Image and Reputation Management Training by by Asst. Prof. Sinem Eyice Başev, Brand Management/Branding and Entrepreneurship Training by Asst. Prof. Sevinç Koçak, Crisis Communication Training and Leadership Training by by Asst. Prof. Zeynep Burcu Şahin, and Project Consultation Support trainings by Res. Asst. Nevra Üçler Çelikkol and Res. Asst. Engincan Yıldız. 14 women entrepreneurs who participated in the 2 months-trainings have been entitled to receive certificates.
The certificate ceremony has been attended by IGU Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Nail Öztaş, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences Prof. Dr. Kamil Kaya, Deputy Mayor of Avcılar Municipality Kimet Batmaz, Women and Family Services Manager Nuran Dağdelen, Avcılar Municipality Council Member Sevgican Yeşilırmak and Avcılar Municipality Women's Counselling Center officials.
Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Mayor of Avcılar Municipality Kimet Batmaz stated that the training given to women and especially women entrepreneurs is very valuable and thanked everyone who contributed to the project and the faculty members of Istanbul Gelisim University. Drawing attention to the importance of the 'Entrepreneurial Mothers Academy' project, Prof. Dr. Nail Öztaş said, “Our philosophy as a university is to cooperate. Universities are now evaluated not only for the education they provide or the research they do, but also for their service to society. We are ready for all kinds of cooperation with our students, academicians and the society we live in with the opportunities of our university.”
From Faculty of Applied Sciences, Head of the Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Asst. Prof. Member Emel Tozlu Öztay stated that this project will be the beginning and stated that they will implement many social responsibility projects to increase women's employment.
The names that are entitled to receive the certificate are as follows:
“Adalet Kılıç, Ayşegül Mumcu, Banu Güneş, Bedriye Erdem, Berrin Uğurlu, Derya Talay, Eylem Dede Okur, Ferah Kıray, Gülbin Celaloğlu, Hasret Yılmaz, Mehtap Oğuz, Naciye Yıldırım Zengin, Pakize Bargan and Sevgi Köse”