The Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGIDER) is a non-governmental organization aimed at strengthening women entrepreneurs with 420 members representing 8% of the Turkish economy. KAGIDER’s goal is to strengthen women not only economically but also socially and politically. KAGIDER has made its mission to support women entrepreneurship because it believes that women entrepreneurs have a strong impact on reversing the trends of gender inequality and women’s economic exclusion. In addition, the goal is to bring attention to the societal contributions of women entrepreneurs in maintaining gender equality within society. In partnership with national and international public, private and civil organizations, KAGIDER has developed and continue to work on several projects and activities. Active globally, KAGIDER is the founding association of W20, has a focal point in Brussels, has consultative status for UN ECOSOC, member of FCEM, AFAEMME, WEP and is one of the five founding members of Balkan Women Coalition.