Selçuk Yaşar Award, which shall be conferred for the fourth time this year aims to encourage innovation, to promote social benefits, to celebrate the works of the brave people who designate our future, to announce these works to all of Turkey and to empower new dreams directed from Turkey to the world
I have never stopped working, never quit loving my job, never left honesty, patience and being thankful. Life is very difficult; however when a person is patient, life gives you a lucky break.
He is the Founder and Honorary President of Yaşar University, which is founded in 2001 and has more than 10,000 students as well as Yaşar Group, comprising 22 companies and 2 foundations and employing 7500 people. Selçuk Yaşar, who started his professional life in his father’s workshop, founded Turkey’s first paint factory DYO in 1954. In the next few years he has invested in various pioneering industries in Turkey.