Neira Pekmez

Escaping a war-torn country, I grew up in several different places. And although it was hard sometimes, the experience has taught me the importance of grit and perseverance.

What I did before

Administrative Assistant and Team Lead at Cambridge Associates

Favorite Food Destination

The Balkan region

Piece of advice to my 20-year-old self

Trust yourself; always go with your gut. 

My favorite qualities in an entrepreneur

Innovative and open-minded 

My go-to recipe

Cauliflower Coconut Curry