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Women’s Day Seminar
 at Akçansa My Neighborhood


“About Women” (Kadına Dair) seminar on the occasion of March 8 International Women’s Day was organized within the scope of the My Neighborhood project of Akçansa, the leader construction materials company of Turkey, launched in cooperation with Samsun-Ladik District National Education Directorate and TOÇEV.

Mayor Nurhan Yapıcı Özel, District National Education Director Aykan Sancı, Akçansa Ladik Plant Manager Devrim Özgür Demir, female employees of Akçansa, TOÇEV officials, parents and teachers attended the seminar held at Ladik 100. Yıl Secondary School.

“About Women” (Kadına Dair) seminar was organized within the scope of My Neighborhood project, which was launched with the cooperation of Akçansa, Samsun-Ladik District National Education Directorate and Tuvana Education Foundation for Children (TOÇEV) for contributing to the development of the parents and the children, generating solutions to the problems encountered at home and school, and raising future generations as healthier individuals. In the seminar, expert psychologists of the Tuvana Education Foundation for Children discussed being a woman in society, being a mother, and gender equality.

Ladik Mayor Nurhan Yapıcı Özel said, “I would like to congratulate the March 8 International Women's Day of our women, who have presence in all spheres of life, represent sacrifice, productivity and sensitivity, and give their love and compassion unconditionally. We wish for a world in which all kinds of discrimination against women come to an end and they get the equality they deserve in cultural, economic and political life, and we continue to endeavor for it.”

Akçansa General Manager Umut Zenar stated that he is proud to work shoulder to shoulder with our female employees as a company with the highest number of female employees in such a heavy line of business like cement, and said “The biggest gain in business life is achieved through equal participation of women and men in all decision-making stages. We take responsibilities with all our stakeholders to ensure gender equality in the society we live in, to support women's empowerment, and to further strengthen their place in social and business life. We fully believe that every step taken together will make a tremendous impact and that we can create an equal participation business environment. I would like congratulate all women on March 8, International Women's Day.”