Aslihan Kurul Turkmen
Endeavor - Turkey
Aslı is the Director of Entrepreneur Search and Services at Endeavor Turkey, a non-profit that supports high-impact entrepreneurs. In this role, she is responsible for identifying high potential entrepreneurs, coordinating the search process, and mobilizing appropriate support services for companies that join the Endeavor portfolio.
Endeavor is sector-agnostic in its selection process, so Asli has experience with entrepreneurs in many different fields, ranging from retail to high-tech.
As an individual, Asli is also a shareholder of and advisor to idemama.com, a venture-backed internet company that brings together designers and indivduals/SMEs that need design services.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Asli holds an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University with a double major in economics and learning and organizational change. She received her Master’s degree from Teachers College, Columbia University, in social-organizational psychology.
As a member of Class 18, Asli served her fellowship at Endeavor Turkey under the mentorship of Allen Taylor, Kauffman Fellow Class 16.