Pink Runway (Pembe Pist)


Elif Şen

Local organization

JCI Culture

National organization



Elif Şen


From November 22, 2018 to March 10, 2019


It aims to increase the solidarity among women, to guide young entrepreneur women, and to learn about women entrepreneurship.

Target population


Target avg age


People impacted


Sustainable Development Goal

Gender Equality

Development stage

Education and Economic Empowerment


Entrepreneurial, courageous and powerful women are on Pink Tracks
Turkey's successful aspiring women and young entrepreneurs, which is the first worldwide event on March 10, 2019 (Pink Runway) PembePist Intercity Istanbul Park hosted the race Taking a runway. (Pink Runway) Pembe pist aims to promote solidarity among women, to promote successful business women and women entrepreneurship that lead young entrepreneurial women.


What is PembePist? Pembe pist, a unique event that aims to encourage women entrepreneurship by bringing together successful business women and young entrepreneurs for the celebration of Women's Day, where entrepreneurial women support each other. At (Pink Runway) Pembepist, which raised awareness to celebrate accomplished women and their collaboration along the tracks with young entrepreneurial women celebrated their exemplary accomplishments in their sectors. Simin Bıçakçıoğlu, trained young entrepreneurs and business women prior to their driving.


This project reached to 4.130.000 people, was on the TV media and newspaper.
The project was known widely among the country and was very famous which was interviewed on well known TV programs.
The participants were 17 successful and influential young entrepreneur women from different sectors.


NTV (Newspaper and TV): 'Entrepreneur women competed on the Pink Runway!'
Sabah (Newspaper): 'Business woman will show there hand on the runway.'
Hürriyet (Newspaper): 'Runway takes courage!'
Bloomberg (TV): 'First on the world!'

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