#Director | Centre for Innovation, Istanbul Department of Education
#Co-founder | http://www.yenidiplomasi.com (Digital Diplomacy)
#Founder | egtr.tumblr.com (Global Education Leaders) & http://www.yeniegitim.org (21st Century Skills)
BA in Journalism & Econ @Marmara MA in Politics @Essex & DPhil (in progress) in Politics @Oxford & Public Leadership Executive Program @Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government.
I did journalism at Sabah (1996-1999). I taught Middle East politics at Oxford and worked as a freelance consultant on #energy #foreignaffairs #security #media #education. 2009-2011, I served as a special advisor to the Turkish Minister of National Education. I was involved in the initial phases of Fatih Project and the research with McKinsey for improvement of the Turkish education system .
I wrote op-eds in the Guardian, Radikal, Taraf, Zaman, Hurriyet, Yeni Safak & Turkish Daily News. I currently teach #digitaldiplomacy in Global Affairs MA Program at Bahçeşehir University. I am a columnist Digital Age & Hürriyet. I speak English & French.