Zuhal Kurt is an entrepreneur who has invested in and managed enterprises in televisual media, real estate development and agriculture. She worked for 25 years as an executive at Kurt Holdings where she remains a principal. Ms. Kurt wants to help make a difference in the condition of women in developing countries. To this end, she served as a board member of the EastWest Institute for eight years. She is a graduate of Schiller International University and holds a degree in international business and marketing. She is also a proud wife and mother of two sons, and lives in Istanbul.