Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter is one of those great women who support BinYaprak to turn from a dream into a real initiative. “Strong Women Prize”, awarded annually to honour the memory of her mother Fatos Buyukkusoglu, also gives life to BinYaprak. We wish you to meet Ahu Buyukkusoglu Serter, herself one of these very first Leaves in this journey…
Who is Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter?
Ahu Büyükkuşoğlu Serter started out her career in New York and turned back to Turkey in 2002 to work at Farplas. Today, she is the Chairperson of Farplas which is among Fortune’s 500. Ahu Büyükkusoğlu, a serial entrepreneur and investor, founded Casa dell’Arte Hotels of Arts and Leisure and she is also the investor of Mata Automotive and Hecha Cookware. By launching ARYA Women Investment Platform, named after her youngest daughter, she inspires both women investors and also fathers to invest in women’s initiatives. Since it was founded, ARYA has invested a sum of. $500 K on 4 companies. Serter is among investors of the Rising Tide Europe 1 fund. She was declared as Global Ambassador by Vital Voices programme, established by Hillary Clinton, and awarded with Enterprising Women of the Year prize by a prestigious American business magazine.