Emine ERDEM

President , KAGIDER

Born in Istanbul in 1959, Emine Perviz Erdem graduated from Notre Dame de Sion French High School and has a degree in Law and a M.Sc. in Business Administration from Istanbul University. A lawyer by profession, she is a Board Member of Erdem Holding since 1985 and served as a Chamber Counsel for Turkish Airlines between 1990 and 2017 until her retirement. She is the President of KAGIDER where she has been a Board Member since 2013. Successively, she worked as the President of Soroptimist International of Turkey (2008-2010), Board Member (2013-2017) and Vice President (2015-2017) of Soroptimist International of Europe and President of Soroptimist International Convention (2015.) She is the Vice President of SEDEFED and a member of UNESCO Turkish National Commission Gender Equality Monitoring Committee. She has also worked as the Assistant Coordinator of Istanbul Women’s Platform. She speaks French and English.