ENHANCER Mentorship Program is organized within the scope of “Enhancement of Entrepreneurship Capacities for Sustainable Socio-Economic Integration (ENHANCER) project”, which is funded by the European Union and implemented by The International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in coordination with the Directorate General of Development Agencies under the Ministry of Industry and Technology of the Republic of Türkiye.

ENHANCER Project supports the development of entrepreneurship and the creation of new job opportunities with the aim of contributing to socio-economic integration. Throughout the project, several services and support are provided to increase the entrepreneurial tendencies of prospective entrepreneurs, as well as to increase the success and growth potential of newly established companies or companies with growth potential.

Within the framework of Mentorship services offered to support the growth potential of entrepreneurs, 16 entrepreneurs from 11 provinces will receive 8 hours each of mentorship support. The mentorship support aims to help entrepreneurs achieve their goals in areas such as employment, marketing, business development, and export, thereby contributing to socio-economic cohesion.

Mehlike Gider is the founder of Sümeragro Agricultural Solutions. Sümeragro Yarımsal Çözümler supplies raw materials to the fertilizer and feed sector by obtaining animal raw amino acids and proteins from waste blood and skin wool in slaughterhouses, and at the same time, it creates its own formulas from these raw materials and offers orgamineral liquid fertilizers under the sümeragro brand.

Nimet Gönenç Çınaroğlu believed in Turkiye’s potential in the agriculture and food sector, she is one of the 3 women entrepreneurs who founded Sansadry and also the company’s Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Esin Aktay is the founder of Rebee App, which is a technological initiative that aims to increase the awareness of parents about child and parent psychology, offers expert psychologist content to parents in the form of personalized plans and intends to support from the preventive point.

Meryem Koç is the Marketing and Communications Director of Ek Biç Ye İç, which is a community center for the concept of Food and Art. The organization works on Urban Agriculture and Food Systems in Istanbul by improving urban environmental management.

Fulya İnci Aslan is the founder of Kara Zeytin Design Workshop and brand. Kara Zeytin Design Workshop is an initiative that offers design products and service solutions on fabric dyeing-printing techniques.

Birsen Satıl is the founder and brand owner of Birsense. BİR’SENSE brand is an initiative that produces natural cosmetic products with herbal content and upcycling of fruit and vegetable peels with sustainability, nature protection and environmentalist approach.

Ayşe Subaşı is one of the two co-founders of Biartech. Biartech develops educational sets targeting preschool and primary school children and a mobile application that works in harmony with these sets. Founded by two women entrepreneurs from Şanlıurfa, the startup combines education, design and technology.

Hayriye Okka has been working as a digital marketing coordinator at Okkalar Construction since 2011. She is involved in many social responsibility projects as a trainer and volunteer. She is actively operate in Konya Business Women Association.

Meryem Betül Özkardeş is a computer engineer MSc. She is one of the founding partners of Meliora Educational Technologies. Meliora Educational Technologies is an educational technology company that develops projects on artificial intelligence-based Interactive Playground, classroom management systems and artificial intelligence-based interviewing and evaluation.

Gözde Şahin is the founder of GZ Design. Founded in 2018, GZ Design is a textile clothing brand that differentiates clothes in different styles with small and sophisticated touches and adopts the slow fashion trend with its personalized designs that are completely handcrafted for women.

Deniz Sapaz is one of the founding partners of Soilbiom. SoilBiom is an initiative that aims to protect natural resources, especially agricultural soils, by developing plant- and soil-specific nutritional and protective products.

Duygu Bilgen is the founder of Biomar Engineering, which is mainly focused on R&D studies and production of innovative ecological products and also provides corporate-based R&D, training and consultancy services within the scope of the company.

Dilek Tecirli is the founder of Neşeli Mutfak. Neşeli Mutfak, which aims to bring the flavors unique to Hatay cuisine to the consumer with its team consisting mostly of women, is a company that actively produces healthy food with its natural and additive-free products.

Meltem Aydın is the founder of SCA Metal. With more than 30 years of experience in the iron and steel industry, SCA Metal serves in the establishment of cold storage rooms of different sectors with its cold room panel production line and cold room door production line.

Emsal Doğan is the founder of Emsal Tasarım. Emsal Tasarım is a textile company that designs and produces products such as slippers, buckles, shoes and bags, especially in the field of women’s clothing and accessories.

Sevim Örs Ötüken is the co-founder of Kidu. Kidu is a new generation transportation service model developed for children to meet their safe transportation needs for out-of-school activities. The main service is to plan one-time or regular trips to courses and activity centres via the mobile app.

She is a professional with 25+ years of international energy sector experience in the field of cloud technologies. While improving herself, she also enjoys supporting her environment. Especially in the chaotic environment created by rapidly changing dynamics, achieving success with out-of-the-box solutions is her greatest passion.

Yaprak Metin started her career of more than 30 years with main-frame system software. Then she founded Matrix Talent Consultancy in 2010. She continues to provide recruitment, talent development, promotion, management, restructuring, senior executive development, and investment management services to many international companies, especially Microsoft. She also designs and manages the development, expansion, and investment programs of Syrian SMEs in Türkiye and its neighboring countries.

Cenk Tezcan is a medical futurist and telehealth expert with over 25 years of experience in healthcare. He is the Managing Director of Swedish Care Sağlık Hizmetleri A.Ş., a medical service provider offering telemedicine consulting services. He is responsible for driving the vision, strategy and operations of the company as well as developing new business opportunities and partnerships.

Zerrin Hatiboğlu is a leader with experience in developing and sustaining business growth in domestic and international markets. She helps organizations access new markets and customers, improve products and services, increase revenue and profitability, and strengthen brand and reputation.

Dr. Dilek Uygun Gökmen has worked as an academic at Marmara University Atatürk Faculty of Education for more than twenty years. She holds a PhD in Linguistics from Boğaziçi University. She has held administrative positions such as head of the department and deputy head of the department. She continues to work as an educator and researcher.

Nur Yapça has been working at Şişe ve Cam Fabrikaları A.Ş. for many years as Material Planning Supervisor, Material Management and Purchasing Manager, Indirect Purchasing Director and has been providing consultancy and training on supply chain and procurement since 2019.