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Student I Political Sciences

Residence:

İstanbul/Turkey

What do you do for work?

I am a 4th your student at Boğaziçi University, studying Political Science and International Relations and currently, I am a Community Trainee at ATÖLYE.


What are you most passionate about?

I am most passionate about many things, such a generalist and also a young person in her 20s :), I have passion for mostly for the urban experiences and how we can design them and also for redesigning agriculture with permaculture, urban gardens, ancestor seed and non-toxic methods.


What are 5 things that make you happy?

Urban buildings, good food, deep conversations with friends, taking photos and videos, and creating art (abstract art, digital art and installations)

What in your life has changed since meeting Arkhe Innovate?

It was two years ago when I participated in Arkhe Innovate's first project. I attended the agricultural and food entrepreneurship program and the week I arrived at Arkhe campus, I got a job in marketing at Arkhe and had a one-year journey working with Erkin that improved me incredibly. Meanwhile, I was on the physical campus so often that I found myself in close social ties. After that, I went to an EKA event with Arkhe Innovate and became a member of the EKA community. During my time at Arkhe this summer, I had the opportunity to come to the ImpactFest organized by Arkhe Innovate and get to know the position I am currently working in at ATÖLYE and the working atmosphere. At the end of the day, I was the guest of a journey in which I added a lot to myself in different fields such as agriculture, design, and urban planning, in which I wanted to improve myself. Currently, I want to specialize in areas such as urban design, urban agriculture, and visual design and combine this with social benefit.


The first 3 things that come to your mind about Arkhe Innovate:

Lovely Arkhe campus, knowing any idea related to social impact needs to be recognized, a warm community with networking

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