Member: WNG International Council
Speaker: WNG International Roundtable with Tugba Kalafatoglu (WNG, April 7, 2020)
Dr. Tugba Kalafatoglu is an award-winning international entrepreneur, an international business consultant, mentor, public speaker, and seminar leader. She is a third-generation entrepreneur, having founded her first company at the age of 12. As an international entrepreneur, she has advised and mentored hundreds of entrepreneurs around the world. Her motto: "The first step to success is to believe in yourself."
Tugba speaks on topics including branding, start-ups, corporate strategy, international entrepreneurship, women empowerment, international business, cross-cultural management, entrepreneurship, leadership, organization and presentation skills. She has traveled to more than 100 countries in the world where she often serves as a keynote speaker and as an adviser to governments, multinational companies, and academia.
Recognized as an entrepreneurial and innovative senior executive with 15 years of experience in business consulting, Tugba has founded numerous companies across different sectors, geographic locations, and business models. She is a facilitator and builder of world-class management and product development teams, specializing in both the start-up and scaled-growth stages of business. Additionally, she is a seasoned negotiator and has proven skills in fundraising, networking, and building successful partnerships in the international arena.