Elif Kuman Saran has over ten years of experience in banking and finance. She has a strong interest in and knowledge of complex, structured, multi-party deals and financings. She currently manages project and structured trade finance loans for a private international bank. She is an ardent supporter of diversity in workplaces and women’s empowerment in business.
Collective action by sector players concentrating on continuing education, enabling women’s access to financial markets, and directing women to more value-added businesses can be a solution to remove barriers and promote women in trade.