"Her diaspora is a country's most untapped natural resource. We can learn from each other and mobilize our changemaker communities faster by inspiring and empowering each other at iDiaspora. I am looking forward to meeting you!"
Melek founded TURKISHWIN which is Turkish Women’s International Network. She has developed top class online product coupled with offline experiences. Prior to founding TurkishWIN, she worked in the Emerging Business Team at Microsoft in Istanbul, as the President & COO of technology company Hakia, and as an Asssociate Partner at venture capital firm Star Venture Group. She has also served as the Advisor to the Chairman of the Istanbul Stock Exchange and a Research Associate at the New York Stock Exchange.