Author(s): Meltem Ince Yenilmez
Over the last few years, Women's Empowerment has grown significantly in the development stages. Those who are advocates have been very successful at drawing much-needed attention and are committed to increasing financial backing for the cause. The development of empowering women has not only grown by leaps and bounds but has drawn the attention of many philanthropic people in major businesses thanks to the enormous promotional efforts on the part of many organizations. Whether it is an ideology or something else, everyone has their own thoughts on how it should work. That said, there are many feminists and gender equality activists that are still not happy with the term empowering women. Many of these people are very uneasy at the way it is being promoted by those who are very enthusiastic.Achieving success in entrepreneurship may be quite difficult for women if they do not make adequate effort towards overcoming the challenges they encounter during their entrepreneurial endeavors. This paper therefore looks into women entrepreneurs, the challenges they encounter and suggestions at to how their successes can be further increased. It is based on the review and analysis of available secondary information sources on the topic and other areas relevant in the understanding and advancement of research propositions on Turkish entrepreneurial and cultural relationship. These secondary sources include country-specific reports, policy documents and documentations from firms.