EU Business School
September 2018 – Present
Course instruction to undergraduate and graduate levels, in HRM, Organisational Behavior, Leadership, Management, etc.
MINDFULNESS TRAINER & HR INSTRUCTOR
Freelance Instructor & Trainer
September 2014 – Present
Freelance instruction at university (undergraduate & graduate degree), and instruction and training to corporate employees in the HRM, Organisational Psychology, Positive Psychology, Mindfulness, Leadership fields of study.
ACADEMIC PEER REVIEWER
June 2016 – Present
Freelance peer reviewing academic research manuscripts, for supporting academic research and development. Journal of Happiness Studies (JoHS) (https://link.springer.com/journal/10902); Journal of Happiness and Well-Being (http://www.journalofhappiness.net/).
January 2018 – Present
Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the skills they need to emerge as tech entrepreneurs and leaders. Every year girls are invited to identify a problem in their community, and then challenge them to solve it.
I am mentoring a group of five high school girls in Barcelona, guiding them on their steps of designing their project, developing business plan, team working,management and leadership.
Renkli Kampüs – Colourful Campus
January 2015 – June 2017
“Renkli Kampus” (previously named as Front Runners) is a programme designed by Alumni of Common Purpose Meridian programme, in Istanbul. It aims at building leadership and career skills in university students, with an inclusive mindset -that involves youngsters from various life standards, capabilities, and abilities.
I am mentoring a group of university students, guiding them on the steps of designing and developing social responsibility projects, cooperation and team working, and leadership in project design and management.
Career Pass Mentorship
June 2016 – June 2017
A mentorship program in service to young graduates and young employees, to support their early times in work life, in their career ventures, and in their life as a whole.
June 2016 – December 2016
Coaching Ashoka fellows in support of their ventures in their social entrepreneurial cause.
MEMBER OF ASSOCIATION
Common Purpose – Turkey
March 2009 – Present
Alumni of the Meridian Leadership Training (Meridian Group 2)
Member of the International Advisory Group for the Turkish Alumni
TEACHER OF ENGLISH
Ministry of Education – Istanbul, Turkey
September 1997 – October 2015
Began as a teacher of English, mainly working with high school students at various schools under the Ministry of Education -Korkmaz Yigit High School; Rustu Akin Vocational High School; Mecidiye Secondary School. Apart from teaching, carried out research work, -needs analysis, change management, organizational development, and leadership under Total Quality Management (TQM) activities, and have taken the leadership of organizational change for the integration of ICT into education system within her institution.
BOARD MEMBER – PCM & EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP EXPERT
Innovative Educators Association
June 2012 – November 2014
Consultancy and Training
-Trainings in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology
-Project design and management
-Trainings in EU and CFCU Projects (PCM)
Provincial Directorate of National Education – Istanbul, Turkey
October 2007 – June 2012
As part of an project expert, have gained proficiency in various topics related to EU affairs –structure, historical development, values of EU; as well as development and management of EU projects, as IPA (Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance), ISTKA (Istanbul Development Agency), national and international projects (LLP). Within this period, have delivered trainings and consultancies to target beneficiaries, on project cycle management and EU affairs; has created a wide network of cooperation with educators and leaders from Turkish and European Universities, high schools, and educational institutions; has developed and run projects involving topics as inclusive education, educational leadership, entrepreneurship, career guidance and development, technology-based creative learning and teaching, plagiarism and referencing, etc.
Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit
2008 – 2011
Facilitation or moderation of trainings and seminars on voluntary basis.