Furkan is recognized as a tech savvy girl since she was little. She is an award winning software engineer with her innovative product design ideas.

She is founder and CEO at Giftoven Ireland, an online personalized gift shopping website that finds the perfect gift based on profiles.

Outside of her day job, Furkan enjoys inspiring start-up companies and working on her dream project to inspire girls into STEM areas with the cooperation of strong and successful business women as a role model.


  •  Furkan is nominated for Diversity and Inclusion Role Model in Business by  International Diversity Leadership Awards
  • Furkan is nominated for Community Champion for Diversity and Inclusion by  International Diversity Leadership Awards
  • Furkan is nominated for Diversity Champion Award by Inclusive Companies Awards
  • Diversein.com is nominated for Best Diversity and inclusion Resource Awards by Inclusive Companies Awards
  • Furkan received Innovation Award by Openet. 


Membership at Business Associations

Dublin Chamber of Commerce dublinchamber.ie

WIBN (Women in Business Network) organisation. Membership profile

Sprinters Team sprinters.co

Social Media

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karayelfurkan/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/furkankarayel

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