Funda Akan is currently working for Robert Bosch GmbH as a participant of the Junior Managers Program in Marketing & Sales, which is preparing high potential university graduates for a leadership career within Bosch. She holds a M.Sc. in Management & Marketing from the University of Mannheim and a bachelor’s degree in General Management from the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel. Her international experiences include working for the Bosch Asia- Pacific Headquarters in Singapore, an internship in a start-up in Istanbul, and a semester abroad in New Zealand. Ms. Akan is alumna of the Vodafone Foundation Germany, which granted her a full scholarship as part of their “Vodafone Chancen” program that supports talented students with a migration background.
She was a 2016-2017 participant in AICGS’ “Transatlantic Exchange Program for Young Minorities: Giving Voice to Future Leaders,” sponsored by the Transatlantik-Programm der Bundesrepublik Deutschland aus Mitteln des European Recovery Program (ERP) des Bundesministeriums für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi).