Turkish Businesswomen

Turkey’s top female executives are making strides for gender equality. Of Turkey’s largest companies, 26% of the top executives are women. This figure sounds meager, but it is, above the EU average. However, when we take a step back and compare this number with Turkey’s overall female workforce, our positive reaction disappears. “Turkey’s total female…

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Are we once again overgeneralizing civil society?

by Senay Ataselim Yilmaz In June 2012 the World Economic Forum launched the project, The Future Role of Civil Society, to better understand the eco-system civil society works in and discuss different models that civil society can use to collaborate with different actors including government and international organizations. One of the outcomes of the project…

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The Results are in!

Where you want TPF to go in 2013 The results are in! We asked you to give us your opinion on what programs we should prioritize in 2013 to have a positive impact on Turkey and you’ve responded! Read on to hear top results. When we asked our readers what they thought was the greatest…

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Year-End Giving

Scrambling to make your charity gifts by year’s end, in case lawmakers cap the charitable tax deduction in 2013? Though next year’s tax code is still uncertain, if you realized significant income (including capital gain) in 2012, an offsetting charitable contribution can mitigate some of your tax burden. A gift to a donor-advised fund at…

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