Doğan chair awarded by students
ISTANBUL- Hürriyet Daily News
Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ (C) poses with students from Istanbul’s Boğaziçi University during an award ceremony. DHA photoDoğan Holding Chairwoman Arzuhan Doğan Yalçındağ received the annual “business woman of the year” award from Boğaziçi University’s engineering club (ENSO).
Yalçındağ expressed her view that the workplace was much tougher for women in Turkey at the the awards ceremony held on Dec. 10.
“I am sorry, but I have to say that women have it tougher at the workplace. A lot of countries have already tackled this problem and we are trying as well,” she said when accepting her award.
However; the number of women in managerial positions is rising, Yalçındağ noted.
Doğan chairwoman also expressed her hope that in the future more Turkish women would be at the helm of international corporations.
Meanwhile, businessmen Hüsnü Özyeğin, who also chairs local Fiba Holding, received the businessman of the year award during the same ceremony.