Men as Allies

Philia’s global discussion over the month of March was in regards to “Inviting Men as Allies to the discussion on Women Empowerment”.  Philia communities in Berlin, Paris, Hamburg, Istanbul and Kabul met to discuss how to let men in without losing ourselves. We asked ourselves: Can we do it alone or are we better together …

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Philia’s global discussion over the month of February, the month of love, was self-love. Philia Communities host meetups all around the world. In Lisbon, Dubai, Berlin, Paris, Istanbul and Kabul we discussed last month what it means to love ourselves, why and when we stop loving ourselves and why loving ourselves is vital in order …

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Intercultural Dialogue

Philia took part in a collaboration of ATÖLYE and Yabangee – the new, exciting season of Expat Spotlight – a monthly series showcasing the freshest, most inspiring contributions being made by Istanbul’s diverse international community to the city’s cultural, sporting, humanitarian, and business spheres. It was an opportunity to share moving stories, reflect on personal …

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The year has started off with a great theme: Solidarity. Each month in our meetups, we discuss one topic all around the world. You have not seen your city on the list of our meetups? Contact us and start a Philia Community where you live. The Philia Participants discussed the power of community and the …

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Women’s Leadership Workshop in Dubai

The second part of a three-part series of the Workshop Intensive programme took place in cooperation with the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation Afghanistan. Female Leaders from Afghanistan gathered for the second part of the series „Powerful Peers“. Participants build on their experiences from the beginner course “Powerful You” by diving much deeper into learning the core of the …

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Startup & Innovation

This year Philia was so proud to be part of the Startup Innovation Festival hosted by Gründungsbüro TU & HS Kaiserslautern! The team in Kaiserslautern, Germany, did a fantastic job to place the topic of women in their own power at the front and centre of the event. Philia founder Nicole gave a lecture on the topic of power …

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Women in Leadership

Philia offers a support system for women globally. In our monthly brunch series, we highlight topics that are vital for women all over the world. This month in Istanbul we discussed the topic: “Women in Leadership” The women that gathered were from a variety of backgrounds and shared a wealth of experiences.

Conquering Fear

Conquering Fear – Istanbul Edition – on Women’s Empowerment! ⁣⁣Philia hosted it’s brunch format in Istanbul last weekend. It was a great experience! The topic fear resonated with all of us and it was such a pleasure to take away some key insights. Here some of them: Fears are learned! We are not born with them. And this …

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