The Mediterranean leg of the digital panels series, which brought together the project "We Carry for Women", implemented by DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit in cooperation with KAGIDER, with women exporters in Anatolia, was held in the port city of Mersin.
The “We Carry for Women” project, implemented in cooperation with DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit and KAGIDER, continues to be introduced to the business world and women exporters in Anatolia with the support of Dünya Newspaper. The new stop of the digital panels series was Mersin, the port city.
KAGIDER Chairman of the Board Emine Erdem, DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit Corporate Communications and Marketing Manager Özlem Dalga, DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit Sales and Business Development Director Önder Başboğa, UND (International Transporters Association) Board Chairman Deputy Muhittin Ocak, Deputy Secretary General of Mersin Chamber of Shipping Ezgi Biçer Uçar, Berdan Civata A.Ş. General Manager Zeynep Şemsi Aysalar and Dünya Newspaper Chairman and writer Hakan Güldağ participated as panelists.
Önder Başboğa, Sales and Business Development Director of DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit, stated that with the "We Carry for Women" project, they provided an important logistic support for the participation of women exporters in the economy and their expansion into new markets, and stated that they believe that, within the demographic structure of our country, our female exporters can get a larger share in our exports that are increasing day by day. told. Özlem Dalga, Corporate Communications and Marketing Manager of DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit, added that they not only support the exports of women entrepreneurs, but also find new opportunities for entrepreneurs in cooperation with KAGIDER. Reminding that they brought together about 2 women entrepreneurs in the digital B80B meeting where they brought women entrepreneurs from Turkey and Italy together, Dalga said, 68th World Congress of the World Entrepreneur Women's Union (FCEM) will be hosted by the Women Entrepreneurs Association (KAGIDER) in Istanbul. He stated that they believe they will seize new opportunities in .
At the panel, Dalga conveyed the scope and details of the “We Carry for Women” project to women entrepreneurs and made suggestions.
Emine Erdem, Chairman of the Board of KAGIDER, stated at the panel that the 5th World Congress of the World Entrepreneurial Women's Association (FCEM), which has 68 million members worldwide, will be hosted by KAGIDER in Istanbul on November 4-6, and that women entrepreneurs will find new business opportunities abroad. He underlined that it will provide an opportunity for them to establish connections.
She stated that they continue to work for women entrepreneurs to open up to foreign markets and enter new markets, and in this context, they are instrumental in new opportunities in digital B2B meetings with the AIDDA delegation of the Italian Women Entrepreneurs Association under the sponsorship of DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit.
Mersin Chamber of Shipping Deputy Secretary General Ezgi Biçer Uçar stated at the panel that Mersin is among our net exporter cities, has a good export performance and that the driving force of Mersin's economy is maritime trade. In this sense, he stated that logistical support will further strengthen the performance.
Muhittin Ocak, UND (International Transporters Association) Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, mentioned that our competitive power will increase as we can reduce the cost in logistics operations. In the panel, Berdan Civata A.Ş. General Manager Zeynep Şemsi Aysalar stated that their companies, which export to 70 countries and have R&D centers, attach importance to positive discrimination and act towards women's employment in the sector. In this context, he underlined that the managers and department managers in his factories and seven different businesses are women and this is important for the sector.
DFDS Mediterranean Business Unit and KAGIDER will provide free transportation support for the export products of 50 women entrepreneurs for 1 year.