Iris Cim Yalcin

At the start of my graduation year from Koç University in Istanbul as an Economics & Engineering student, I couldn’t have foreseen that the skills I gained during my academic journey would soon be put to an unexpected test.

Following the devastating earthquake on February 6, 2023, that deeply impacted both Turkey and Syria, we felt a profound commitment to make a positive change and aid in rebuilding shattered lives.

United by this purpose, we launched a startup focused on revolutionizing the physical therapy journey for earthquake survivors through innovation and digitalization. Along the way, we faced various ethical and practical dilemmas, offering valuable lessons for aspiring innovators as we navigate the complexities of modern life.

I’m excited to provide you with a glimpse of our experience at the upcoming conference, where we can collectively address these contemporary challenges.

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