Magazine lists most influential Turkish-American women
NEW YORK – Anadolu AgencyDaphne Öz, daughter of celebrity doctor Mehmet Öz and co-host of the cooking-themed talk show “The Chew,” has topped a list of the 30 most influential Turkish-American women, according to a Turkish-American business magazine.
The list, created by Turk of America, which is the first Turkish-American nationwide business magazine, includes 13 professional executives, nine academics, seven entrepreneurs and a TV talk show host.
Öz, 29, who has reached some 2.7 million daily viewers with almost 200 programs since “The Chew” started broadcasting in late 2011, is also the youngest on the list.
Eren Özmen, chairwoman of defense company Sierra Nevada Corporation, is ranked second, and Ayşegül İldeniz, general manager of strategy and business development at Intel Corporation, was number three.
Rounding out the top five are Seval Öz, CEO of Continental Intelligent Transportation Systems, and Bağlan Nurhan Rhymes, who is a managing partner and senior vice president for secure browser provider AnchorFree.