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2024 International Women’s Day Movie Screening, Celebration & Fundraiser

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ATA-DC and Bridge to Türkiye Fund cordially invite you to a special documentary screening on women's empowerment and sustainable development and a gathering in celebration of the 2024 International Women's Day!   The event's proceeds and donations will benefit Bridge to Türkiye Fund's Empowerment Scholarships Program for Girls affected by the earthquake in Türkiye.  All donations are welcome even if you can’t attend but would like to support the cause. Spread the word! 

Event Details:

Date and time: Friday, March 22, 2024 | 6:30-9:00 PM
Venue: Embassy of Türkiye
Address: 2525 Massachusetts Ave, NW Washington, D.C.

Street parking is limited but available behind the Embassy building. Closest metro stop, Dupont Circle North on Red Line, is about 20–25-minute walking distance from the Embassy.   

*** Due to Turkish Embassy's regulations, Turkish citizens are kindly asked to provide their Turkish ID numbers. After purchasing your tickets, please email your T.C. ID number to 


6:30 pm Meet and Greet

6:45 pm Opening Remarks

6:50 pm ATA-DC International Women's Day Leadership Award Presentation to "DMV Kadinlari" 

7:00 pm Documentary Screening

7:45 pm Celebration with light fare and refreshments & Socializing 

8:45 pm End of program

About the Documentary: Feyza’s Kitchen

Set against the backdrop of Türkiye’s beautiful Aegean region, this 45-minute documentary beautifully narrates the story behind the Academy of Gastronomy – an innovative educational institution established under the auspices of Ege University’s Faculty of Tourism in Çeşme. Brought to life with the joint support of Bridge to Türkiye Fund and Shipley Foundation, the Academy offers a pioneering model of local development bridging culinary arts, education, entrepreneurship and agriculture in the very heart of Türkiye's tourism industry. The documentary’s scope extends beyond development, exploring Çeşme’s vibrant but often overlooked agricultural heritage. In a region where urbanization is rapidly changing the town’s landscape, Feyza’s Kitchen also highlights Çeşme’s neglected potential and the remarkable impact of community involvement and women's empowerment. Read more here. 

Watch the teaser here.

About ATA-DC International Women's Day Award Recipient: DMV Kadinlari:

Founded in 2018, this Turkish American women's group from the DMV area is a vibrant community dedicated to support, connection, and outreach. 

Ticket Prices:

You can sign-up for ATA-DC membership to benefit from the ATA-DC-member rate: BECOME A MEMBER | ATADC

  • Regular ATA-DC Member: $50 
  • Regular Non-ATA-DC Member: $60 


    Bridge to Türkiye Fund -  BTF is a charitable non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions made to BTF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by IRS. BTF’s tax identification number is 58-2678580. No goods or services were provided in return for this donation.

    ATADC | American Turkish Association of Washington, DC is a 501(c)(3), non-profit, all-volunteer organization that promotes Turkish culture in the U.S. and builds and fosters friendships between Turkish and American people in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area through educational, social and cultural activities.


    Thirsty Towels / Sultan Gonen Griffin 

    Nihal Eva Civan of Ev A Team / Long and Foster 

    Emrah Dilsizoglu / Value Mortgage (202-766-7030) 

    Fairfax Bakery 

    Ozfeka Catering 

    Chef Aynur

    Anatolian Bistro 

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