Azime Kocacık

Deputy Mayor, Çukurova Municipality

She was born in 1964 in Adana. She completed her undergraduate at the School of Construction. She studied pedagogical formation at Çukurova University. She continues her education at Anadolu University, Faculty of Business Administration.

After her university education, she worked in the export department of Exsa, a subsidiary of Sabancı Holding. Now she is working as a sales coordinator at Emgen Tarım.

She took part in many non-governmental organizations as an executive and founding member. she works as a treasurer in Adana Metropolitan Municipality Rowing Specialization Club. She is also a member of the Education Commission of Adana Metropolitan Municipality. In addition to these, Kocacık is an active member of KADER, AKDAM and many non-governmental organizations and is the representative of AKDEV in Çukurova Municipality City Council.

Kocacık, who started her active political life as the second chairperson of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) Women's Branch, was elected as a member of the Municipal Assembly of Adana Province Çukurova Municipality from the MHP list in 2009 local elections and served as group spokesperson of the Nationalist Movement Party in Çukurova Municipality Assembly. Kocacık is the first and only woman politician who has served as a group spokesperson for the Nationalist Movement Party in Adana. In 2005 general elections, she became a MP candidate for nomination from the Nationalist Movement Party. Kocacık is also the Adana Branch President of Turkey Camping and Caravan Association.

She is also the Founder President of Çukurova District of İYİ Party, Deputy Mayor of Çukurova Municipality and Member of Municipal Assembly.


Session Name Date Time Room
Breaking the glass ceiling: Women's representation 2 October 2019 16:00 - 17:30 Emirgan 2