Social Entrepreneurship in Turkey: Mustafa Sari Saves Van

By Elmira Bayrasli This is part of a TPF series on social entrepreneurs, in collaboration with Ashoka Turkiye. Booming is the adjective most often used to describe Turkey these days. Ranked the 16th largest economy (and growing) in the world, the country saddled between Europe and the Middle East is looked as a sound investment…

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Anatolian Changemaker: A Turkish Girl’s Tale Part 2

By Hanzade Germiyanoglu Why JAM? When musicians get together and play unprepared music, they create songs that have never been heard before, and this is often called a “jam.” When talented musicians do this, it often results in some of the most memorable music of our collective history. But that’s not the end goal. When…

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Making Gender History This Month

President Obama agrees, “While we have made great strides toward equality, we cannot rest until our mothers, sisters, and daughters assume their rightful place as full participants in a secure, prosperous, and just society.” As we kick off Women’s History Month today, TPF is working hard to make sure that all women realize their potential…

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Corporate Philanthropy Day

Many corporations are celebrating Corporate Philanthropy Day today. Started by the Committee for Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy it is “intended to build awareness of corporate-community partnerships.” We at TPF believe that’s definitely worth celebrating – and the perfect way to close out our Empowering Turkish Girls campaign. Corporate-community partnerships have been critical to TPF’s work, especially…

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