arya team.

Meet the Arya team! We are a dynamic group from diverse backgrounds and industries and yet we all agree on a few basic ideals. Women are gorgeous!

Through networking and education, women can develop. And by engaging and empowering professional women in the economy, we can mobilize a community of current and future leaders who have the power to change the world.

Our Founders

Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter

Founder, Arya

“Because I knew that it is impossible to move ahead in places where women have no participation, I changed the picture with Arya.”

Münteha Adalı

Co-Founder, Arya

“Love difficulty! Every no, every obstacle has been an opportunity for me. I never gave up on myself.”

Our Board of Directors

Aslı Caner

Fayda Studio Founding Partner

Aslı Şarman

Wicasa Group Founder

Ayşegül Aksak

ActionCOACH Turkey Founding Partner

Başak İlhan

Road Branding Founder

Esra Talu

GoGlobal Founding Partner

Gülcan Demirkol

GDApartner Founder

Hacer Kök

HK Process and Management Consultancy Founder

Meltem Saral

Mentor Academy Founding Partner

Özge Bulut Maraşlı

Doğan Holding Board Advisor

Rana Özşeker

RNA Change Management Managing Partner

Tara Lutman

GoGlobal Founding Partner

Our Team

Özlem Eke Tümer

Investment Director

Arzu Tekir

Corporate Communications Director

Deniz Öztürk

Operations Director

"I feel very lucky to be with Arya's strong and bright women."

Gülçin Çolak

Network Coordinator

"We don't need a magic wand to change the world. As women, we already have this power within us. It's exciting to work at Arya and witness this power."

Harun Karakoç

Accelerator Program Coordinator

"Working at Arya with women who make new discoveries in line with their dreams, make efforts and work to make their dreams come true, is very promising for the future."

Zeynep Çelebi

Digital Marketing Specialist

“Transforming the world under female leadership in Arya means changing and transforming yourself as well. Every day that I'm part of Arya, I'm getting closer to being the best version of myself."

Dilanur Kahya

Corporate Communications Assistant Specialist

“My teammates and the Arya ecosystem give me strength. Since the first day I was in Arya, I start tomorrow one step ahead of today.””

Furkan Karaşahin

Entrepreneur Relations Assistant Specialist

"Developing and supporting new ideas and business models is great. It is also an amazing opportunity to work with women who make their dreams come true and share their experiences."

Bahar Tömek

Arya Ambassador

“Successful or not, what we can achieve is infinite as long as we work with passion and not give up on our dreams. I am very happy to be with women who do not give up.”