About Ayse Oge

Ayse is an Award Winning International Trade Consultant, Speaker and Instructor. She started her career in early 1970’s at CENTO (Central Treaty Organization), a mutual defense and economic pact between United States, United Kingdom and regional countries Turkey, Pakistan and Iran in Ankara, Turkey. She taught Global Business at Long Beach City College and served as Senior International Trade Consultant at the Center for International Trade Development, Long Beach.

She was a speaker at the 2010 Governor’s Conference in Oakland, California, Global Women Business Summit, Mexico, 2006 and served as a SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) International Business Seminar Leader in Glendale, California from 2010 to 2016. Her work has been featured by Fox Business, Business Week Bloomberg, American Express Open Business, San Fernando Business Journal and Global Trade Magazine.

  • Board Member, California Business Education Association, December 2012 to December 2014
  • Advisory Member of BESAC (Business Education Statewide Advisory Committee), April 2012 to April 2013
  • Vice Chairwoman and Board Member of Valley International Trade Association, December 2011 to January 2014
  • Los Angeles World Affairs Council, Member, December 1996 to Present
  • Toastmasters International, Past President, March 1996 to Present
World Smart Veterans 2015

World Wise Children 2012

Global Business Guide

How Small and Mid-Sized Companies Grow Beyond Borders, 2008

Emerging Markets, 2009

Global Feast, 2009

Go Global to Win

The Small Business Guide in a Shrinking World, 1999

“East Meets West: Doing Business in the Southern Caucasus and Turkey”, October 7, 2014, Washington D.C.

“Leading Change with Global Edge”, March 2014, Office of the Commercial Attache, Consulate General of Turkey, Los Angeles

“Doing Business in California/ USA”, January 16, 2013, Istanbul Mineral & Metals Exporters’ Association, Istanbul, Turkey

“International Trade”, Connections Count, Business Education State Advisory Committee, Coastline Community College, December 5, 2012, Garden Grove, California

“Exports for Profits”, California Business Education Association State Conference, November 4, 2012 Sacramento, California

“21st Century Skills” California State Polytechnic University, 21st February, 2012

“Global Marketing Strategy”, Association of Small Business Development Center 31st Annual Conference, September 9, 2011, San Diego California

“Fundamentals of Small Business Exporting” Webinar, Small Business Network, March 28, 2011

Governor’s Conference “Tap Into the Power of Small Business” May 6th 2010, Oakland, California

“Go Global to Win”, Manufacturers Extension Partnership National Conference, Orlando Florida, April 20, 2009

“International Business” Project Grad Los Angeles, Merrill Lynch Business Institute, May 2007, San Fernando, California

“Business Opportunities in Turkey”, Valley International Trade Associations, February 21, 2007, Sherman Oaks California

“Turkey-US Business Development, Trade and Marketing”, 27th Annual Assembly of Turkish American Associations Convention, November 11, 2006, Washington, DC

“Branding Your Product or Services Overseas”, Global California – Doorsteps to the World, Monterey Bay International Trade Association, February 16, 2006, Sacramento, California

“Power of Your Brand”, Meet the Experts National Speakers Association/ Summer Symposium, 2005 Palm Springs California

“Exporting Successfully” Global Summit of Women 2005, June 25, 2005, Mexico City, Mexico

“Global Skills and Entrepreneurship”, Pepperdine University, March 10 2004

“Import and Export”, Fashion Business Incubator, September 25, 2003, Los Angeles California

“Expanding Your Business Through Exports”, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, September 17, 2003, Los Angeles California

“Using the Internet to Boost Your Business Potential”, Long Beach City College, May 15th, 2003 Long Beach California

“International Sales & Marketing in the U.S. and Mexico”, March 28, 2003, California-Mexico Summit of Women in Business, Irvine California

“Doing Business with Turkey” Mount St Mary College, March 23, 2003

“Successful Exporting”, Saurashtra Patel Cultural, USA International Convention III, Ontario California July 2002

“Go Global to Win Seminar Series”, Long Beach Community College District Center for International Trade Development, Long Beach California May-June 2002

“Going Global to Win”, San Joaquin Valley International Trade Association May 22, 2002, Fresno California

“Successful Exporting/Importing”, Women Who Export Panel, April 4, 2002, Center for International Trade Development, Long Beach, California

“Global Negotiations” University of California Los Angeles Extension, July ,2001

“Global Business”, April 15, 2001 North Star Lions Club, Los Angeles California


Leadership Gavel Award

Burnt Toastmasters 2014, Tarzana, California

In Recognition of Outstanding Service and Contribution

Business Education Statewide Advisory Committee
Innovate/ Collaborate/Educate Conference Sacramento, 2013

Appreciation for Outstanding Presentation and Professionalism

Service Corps of Retired Executives 2012

Outstanding Contribution to Educating a World-Class Workforce

Business Education Statewide Advisory Committee, Annual Conference, San Diego 2011

Nominee for Recognition as an Outstanding Woman in Business

San Fernando Valley Business Journal, “Women in Business” 2009

Community Recognition Honoree

North Star Lions Club, 2003

Appreciation Award

Saurastra Patel Cultural USA, 2003

Women Distinction Award

Daughters of Ataturk 2000

Awards of Excellence

UNICEF, 1997

Outstanding Leader Award

Toastmasters International 1997