Benefits of Membership

With your IWI Membership Card, you can also enjoy special discounts on services and products with our partners. One more way, IWI supports her members.

Having a broad range of backgrounds and interest groups within IWI, we meet interests of those as best as possible by offering three different types of membership: 1) basic membership, 2) classic membership and 3) business membership with the following characteristics:

Basic Membership:

Membership donation of 60 TL for one-year (12-month) period


  • Being part of the network of the International Women of Istanbul which provides a friendly platform for foreign women to share, collaborate, network and learn across borders
  • Lale Magazine online edition (Lale magazine is the voice of the IWI.  It is full of interesting articles and information about our community and contains information on IWI programs as well as other groups and associations in Istanbul)
  • 1 classified ad free of charge in one of our online publications (Facebook or Newsletter)
  • Allowed to join IWI "members only“ activities
  • Special discount from our partners

Classic Membership:

Membership donation for one-year-period is 120 TL (30 TL goes to the IWI Social Responsibility Fund)

Includes: everything containing basic membership PLUS

  • Reduced fees for our events and gatherings (compared to basic membership)
  • Join our special IWI - event once a year for free with special donations from our sponsors
  • Lale magazine printed edition (6 issues per year)
  • Maximum of 3 classic ads free of charge to be placed in one of our online publications (Facebook or Newsletter)
  • 1 classified ad free of charge in our Lale Magazine

Business Membership:

Only for self-employed women (with 0-8 employees)
Membership donation for one-year-period is 300 TL (30 TL goes directly to the IWI Social Responsibility Fund)

Includes: all advantages from classic membership PLUS

  • One free banner published in two IWI newsletters
  • Maximum of 2 classified ad free of charge in our Lale Magazine
  • Publish an advertorial article or Business Networking article in Lale magazine
  • Opportunity to organise one workshop or programme for our members (conditions according to IWI policies)
  • Admission to one IWI Business Networking sessions free of charge each season
  • Discounted floor space at special IWI events
  • Opportunity to put a Partner offer to IWI webpage and Lale magazine
  • Listing in our Business Member Directory on the IWI website

Honorary Membership:

International women living in Istanbul with the age of 70 or above can apply for honorary membership. Honorary membership donation for one-year-period is 30 TL (for a printed copy of the Lale Magazine).

Honorary membership includes the Lale Magazine and our eNewsletters. Of course, honorary members may join every IWI event and pay the same price as basic members.

Please note that honorary members interested in receiving the Lale Magazine online edition only may have their membership for free (please enter coupon code: LALEONLINE when registering). The 30 TL is to cover the deliver cost of the magazine. 

The IWI is a registered non-profit social organisation. All our net proceeds are donated to the IWI Social Responsibility Fund. For more information please visit Social Responsibility.

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