With the ‘Women and Leadership in Arts and Culture' programme, the British Council aims to support the upward mobility of women professionals in the arts and culture sector and to promote their potential as changemakers. The British Council believes that gender equality and women’s empowerment are crucial to creating an inclusive society and examines the profile, current roles and influence of women leaders in the creative sectors in Turkey with the 'Women's Power in Culture' research.

The 'Women's Power in Culture' research reveals the needs and demands of women professionals and managers in the arts and culture sector, where more than half of the workforce is women. Based on the principle of contributing to social development and transformation, the survey invites culture professionals to evaluate themselves and look at the field from a broader perspective