Women from the capital draw attention with their success in working life. Overcoming all obstacles and prejudices one by one, women talked about their working lives and success stories on March 8, International Women’s Day.
Pervin Akarsu, who started working as a switchboard operator at Türk Telekom and retired as the regional specialization manager from the institution where he worked for 33 years, brought the medical textile company he founded with his two sons to the level of exporting to 3 continents in 3 years. Akarsu stated that while he was dreaming of traveling the world in his retirement, he returned to business life at the suggestion of his two sons, one of whom had studied engineering in textile and the other in biomedical. Stating that they established their company in 2016, Akarsu said:
“The more women working in a society, the more prosperous, democratic and strong a country emerges. For this reason, 90 percent of our staff are women. 35 cities in Turkey; We sell to Kuwait, Georgia, Iraq, Morocco and Austria around the world. We aim to sell products to all of Turkey and 60 countries by 2023.”