Senay A.

United States

Summary

I am the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer of Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF). I am also a writer, lecturer, researcher and mentor focused on philanthropy, civil society, entrepreneurship and women issues. I joined TPF in its start-up phase, taking an active role in developing the organization’s structure first in my role as a consultant, then as the Chief Operating Officer. Before that, I served as an Advisor to the President of the Board at Business Forum, where I previously held the position of Executive Director. In 2005, I was appointed as an International Herst Fellow by the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, where I studied current trends in philanthropic giving to Turkey. I am a guest lecturer at Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and an advisory board member for the Turkish Women International Network (TurkishWIN). I enjoy opportunities to learn from and contribute to global communities of practice in philanthropy, entrepreneurship and women issues and write about these matters on my blog at the Huffington Post.

Experience

  • civil society
  • gender
  • human rights
  • development
  • entrepreneurism
  • turkey
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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