Women in Life - Online Seminar
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About the Event
3rd Women in Life Online Seminar - UBWN / United Businesswomen Network
Keynote: "Future & New Skills"
Date: 8 March 2021 @ 19:00 UK Time
Location: Online Webinar
This unique seminar will bring different professional real success stories on the same platform to help you realised about your life purpose, your goals and your career journey are created for Future or not? We already have many question about future such as; What is Digital age? How will the world be different after pandemic? How will artificial intellegence change our? What are the most valuable skills for the future?
This seminar will help you if you want to;
-achieve a success story in your life
-be a Life Changer to make a big step in your entire life
-be a good family who wants to help their children career and prepare them for the future
-be a Life Coach to have a different point of view about future
-be a Teacher to learn about practical resources about future and use these tools in your teaching career
-learn how to be a happy person with using personal development strategies in busy cosmopolitan lifestyle
-learn new skills and prepared for the future
Future / Turkey
UFUK TARHAN- Futurist / Economist / Author / CEO of M-GEN Digital & Software Agency www.m-gen.biz
Ufuk will explain “T-Human” (Which is the name of her book T-İnsan and the her academic thesis title) T-Human describes a personal transition and competency upgrading model to get synchronized with the Future of Work to be able to have a sustainable job/occupancy. She will also talk about her career experience during the session.
Personal Development / France
MERIC DURANSON - Sophrologist / Economist / Personal Developer - https://mericduransonsophrologue.com/
Meric will be explain what is Sophrology as it is healthcare philosophy and a personal development technique based on very practical physical and mental exercises (dynamic relaxation), breathing exercices and creative and positive visualisations. The aim is to have an alert mind in a relaxed body. Sophrology is useful to people of all ages and physical abilities. The goal is to instill techniques that are easy to use, easy to remember and very much adapted to our modern world. She will also talk about her career changing reasons during her session.
Law / TURKEY
UMUT ILKAY KAVLAK - Chevening Research Fellow at University of Oxford and Sector Manager and International Relations Officer at Delegation of the European Union to Turkey - https://www.avrupa.info.tr/en
She studied in Turkey and the UK on EU law, international business law, law history and gender equality. She is a dedicated activist to help children, women and stray animals in need and she is voluntarily mentoring young women and men in their professional and academic career paths. Her interests on gender equality are including economic empowerment of women, women entrepreneurship, women in civil society, women in political life, prevention of domestic violence, gender justice. She will also talk about her target-oriented mindset and her successful academic journey.
Education / ITALY
JOLANTA NYCZKE - Linguist / Founder & Director - https://www.helloscuolaonline.com/
Jolanta is an expat linguistic teacher as she has been teaching English in globally, she will explain how she started her career in Poland and left her country to move to UK and took a right decision to move to Italy to expand her capability and skills on Entrepreneur level. She set up a Language School in Italy and learned fluent Italian foe better communication with local people. She will explain a real life story about a successful and ambitious women.
Art / Turkey / South Africa
BURCU CUNNEEN - Painting Artist & Teacher / Charity Project Leader & Founder of Ocean Smile - South Africa
Burcu will show us a picture about her career point of Artist eyes. As an painting artist and teacher she always has a mindset about better life for all human without worrying about their ethnicity, gender, colour etc. She strongly believe everyone deserve equal opportunity in the life. That`s why she started her expat journey after serving 18 years as a teacher in Turkey decided to move South Africa to develop a charity to help local women in her city in Africa. She will explain challenges to communicate with less fortunate black people as a white foreign women. She will also explain how your dream can come true with the right strategy in life.
Storytelling / UK
EDA BAYRAKTAR - Storyteller & Story Strategist / Founder & Director - https://storytellingacademy.net/
Eda is looking to life from a dreamland which everything based on fairtale story. She was reading books and dream about the story looks like a real to her since her childhood. She realised after she studied Sociology and met an international Storyteller Association, she start to thinking to help people with creating their business and branding stories. She believes every company, brand, person need a story to expand their messages to right audience. She says "Storytelling is the golden key that opens any door of success!" We will learn how we can create our story to have a successful business.
Dance / UK
ZEYNEP TANER - Dancer and Ballet Teacher - https://danceandmore.co.uk/
Zeynep is a professional Art Performer Dancer and Ballet Teacher. She is also an Entrepreneur for an overseas dance school in Turkey as an expat professional who live in UK. She will talk about her ambitious skill "dance" and explain how she is managing two different role in life between two countries. As a Business Director and Dance Teacher how is her daily life to manitise her duties as a businesswomen and dancer. She will also talk about her dance career, successful journey and awards to show us every dream can be a real when you really want to achieve a success.
Psychology / UK
Dr EDA ERMAGAN CAGLAR - PHD Forensic Social Science / Counselling Psychologist / Founder of Balance UK
Eda will explain what is Psychological Counselling. In her field as a Psychologist she will give us point of her view in the presentation that how academic researches help to develop public mental health using psychological and psychotherapeutic theory and research as they work to reduce psychological distress and to promote the well-being of individuals, groups and families. She will also explain why she wanted be Forensic Social Scientist as it is an interesting area. She will also talk about her business career as an Entrepreneur and Academic Researcher.
ARZU GULER - International Business and Marketing Consultant / Economist / Founder & Director of Sectoral Events UK https://www.sectoralevents.com/
Ufuk Tarhan, Futurist, Economist, President of Digital Agency. Graduated from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Department of Economics. Since 1982, she has worked as a top executive, general manager and board member in various companies and industries mainly in IT & telecommunications. In 2002, she was awarded as “The Most Successful Businesswoman In The IT Industry”. She founded M-GEN Future Planning Center in 2006 & M-GEN Software & Digital Communication Services Ltd in 2011. She is ranked among Futurist Influencers , “All Futurists” Google Search, top 100 female futurists in the world lists and known as business designer and avatar. Gives conferences and lectures like “How To Create A Better Future?” “Be a T-Human”, “Get Prepared for Digital, AI, Robotic, Energy Revolutions’ Future”etc. She is first members and former president of the Futurists Society (TFD) in Turkey and still the only woman futurist keynote speaker, moderator and facilitator in Turkey. She is one of the well known bloggers and shown in lists like “among 30 social influencers, and writes articles on various online & offline business magazines. She is lecturing on “Future Studies” in METU and various universities. Currently, she has gained the master degree in “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at Bahcesehir University and plans to prepare for a doctorate. She is also the member of World Future Society, Association of Professional Futurists, Kagider Board Member, Futurists Association High Advisory Board Member, 2009-2012 President. She has written the preface for the Futurist Dr. Verne Wheelwright’s book “O Senin Geleceğin – It’s your Future and contributed to the translation into Turkish.. She is the author of two books. 1-“Your Dream Future” about future planning for high school students and 2- Winner of the Most Successful Innovative Business Book Award (2017) “T-Human” about the successful human model of the future for adults and young adults. More info: https://www.ufuktarhan.com/ https://www.m-gen.biz/
Meric Duranson, graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Istanbul. She worked as a Financial Controller at a multinational company for six years in Istanbul before transferring to their offices in Lyon in 2004.
In 2015, She decided to take a new path in her professional life and become a sophrologist.
Sophrology is a healthcare philosophy and a personal development technique based on very practical physical and mental exercises (dynamic relaxation), breathing exercices and creative and positive visualisations. The aim is to have an alert mind in a relaxed body. Sophrology is useful to people of all ages and physical abilities. The goal is to instill techniques that are easy to use, easy to remember and very much adapted to our modern world.
She speaks French / English / Turkish. Her consultancy area with clients;
• Physical and mental relaxation
• Improve concentration, self-confidence, memory and creativity
• Improve stress and emotion management;
• Visualize themselves in carrying out their projects (mental preparation)
She also facilitates programs on stress management and soft skills for University Students at various Universities.
More info: https://mericduransonsophrologue.com/
Umut Ilkay Kavlak, has a master degree (LLM) from University of Exeter/UK on International Business Law. She is currently working at Trade, Economy, Agriculture, Energy Section in of intellectual property, company and consumer protection laws. She is also a gender equality focal point of her section. When she was working respectively at private sector, government and then at the EU Delegation, she continued her academic studies in Turkey and the UK on EU law, international business law, law history and gender equality. She is a dedicated activist to help children, women and stray animals in need and she is voluntarily mentoring young women and men in their professional and academic career paths. Her interests on gender equality are including economic empowerment of women, women entrepreneurship, women in civil society, women in political life, prevention of domestic violence, gender justice.
Jolanta Nyczke, graduated in 2001 in English Language and Literature and Celta Cambridge certified. After twelve years of teaching English in four countries (England, Germany, Poland and Italy) she stayed in Italy to share her international experience and open a new English Language School in Mestre. In last three years she worked hard to create a service in unique, informal, interactive and motivating education environment in province of Venice that can help people communicate more effectively in English and achieve their goals.
Burcu Cunneen, is a Painting Artist & Teacher. She has a Teaching Fine Arts Degree at Pamukkale University in Turkey. She worked as a Painting Teacher in various public schools in Turkey. After 18 years teaching career in Turkey she moved to South Africa in 2017. She set up a charity project call "Ocean Smile" in Township - South Africa. She developed Turkish Wave Ocean Smile - a non-profit organization - is training women to sew clothes, and make jewelry, paintings, and beads to earn a living. She used her Teaching and Art skills to give training for unemployed women and young girls to impact and influence their skills. About the nature of her project to give a training to women based on their interest skills. Once trained and fully equipped, they can make products in bulk, which are then available to sell in the market. Also they can be required to educate and train other community members to ensure continuity. She is currently living and working on a restoration project in Turkey.
Eda Bayraktar, Storyteler&Story Strategist and Founder&Director of Storytelling Academy in London. After Sociology bachelor degree she has Master degree on Educational Design &Technology with a storytelling thesis on Hero’s Journey. She is also creator of Kulenga Storytelling Game, which helps people to develop storytelling skills. As a storyteller and story strategist, Eda helps people and companies to find, create and tell their unique stories that make them succeed in life and business. She designs and provides tailor-made training, coaching, consulting, speaking services for people and organizations.
Zeynep Taner, studying Phd at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. She has Teaching Diploma of Dance Professional Dancers at Royal Academy UK. She also has a Master Degree of Arts / Performing Arts in Yasar University Izmir-Turkey and Bachelor Degree of Art / Classical Ballet-Contemporary Dance in Mimar Sinan University Conservatory Istanbul-Turkey. She is The World Champion - contemporary dance adult duet category first prize at International Dance Organization, World Dance Olympics 2010, Moscow. She is a free-lance Ballet & Contemporary Dance Teacher at Dance&More / Canterbury, working with gymnasts of ages 5 to 20 at City of Canterbury Rhythmic Gymnastics Club, classical ballet and contemporary dance.
She is a Director & Owner and also Head of RAD Teacher Training Program of Tan Sagturk Dance Academy Izmir. She is leaving and working between UK & Turkey. She has several certificates and licences such as Royal Academy of Dance Silver Swan Licensee, International Dance Organization Performing Arts Judge, British Gymnastics Level 1 Club Judge, Mat and Reformer Pilates Certification Baps Academy. More info: https://www.tansagturkakademi.com/
Dr. Eda Ermagan Caglar, has a degree in psychological counselling, and her masters and doctorate degrees in forensic social sciences. Following her career at the Ministry of National Education in Turkey, she moved to London and worked at University of Northampton. Afterwards, she founded her own company, Balance, and delivers psychological counselling in the United Kingdom. Additionally, she works as an associate lecturer at several universities, and as an independent grant reviewer for European Union projects.
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