INGEV Hosted “Refugee Entrepreneurship Session” at Kartepe Summit

INGEV hosted an important session at Kartepe Summit convened under the theme “Migration, Refugee and Humanity” on 26-27-28th of October.

INGEV Chairman Vural Çakır moderated the session “An Overview of Syrian Entrepreneurship and Development Opportunities” addressing refugee businesspersons and entrepreneurs.   Other speakers of the session were Chairman of Syrian Economic Forum (SEF) Tamam Albaroudi, co-founder of and Liliom Company Mohammad Kawsara, and CEO of MoreDesign Architecture, a woman refugee entrepreneur Sima Al Kanawati.

At the beginning of the session, INGEV chairman Vural Çakır presented crucial chapters of INGEV’s recent report titled “Potential Areas for Companies Founded by Syrians” and shared 11 key points for increasing the contribution of refugee entrepreneurship to the Turkish economy. Chairman of SEF Tamam Albaroudi, whose organization has supported İNGEV in the writing of the report contributed Çakır’s presentation with updated information on Syrian businesses operating in Turkey.

The session continued with the success stories of two prominent Syrian entrepreneurs in Turkey, Mohamad Kawsara and Sima Al Kanawati.