The First Robert L. Long Nieman Fellow 

New York (May 16, 2018) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard are pleased to announce that Ms. Afşin Yurdakul has been selected as the first Robert L. Long Nieman Fellow. The fellowship honors the memory of journalist, filmmaker and news executive Robert L. Long and supports the work of exceptional Turkish journalists. Joan Rebecca Siregar-Long,…

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Thank you for Reimagining Education with us!

Thank you for attending “Celebrating Philanthropy & Reimagining Education” reception and honoring Güler Sabancı and her family’s contribution to philanthropy with us last night. It was great having you. Building one of a kind community around philanthropy has always been in the center of our work as a source of motivation and inspiration.  And we’re delighted to have you…

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2018 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Awardees

New York, NY (May 1st, 2018) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds is proud to announce the 2018 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award recipients: Bahar Zafer and Beril Yalcinkaya. Bahar will undertake her graduate studies in the M.A. Analytical Political Economy (MAPE) program, a joint master’s program of the Departments of Economics and Political Science at Duke University. Beril will enroll in Cornell University’s MS program…

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Is It too Early to Teach Kids Coding?

You think it’s too early to teach kids how to code? Think again! Cagdas Yasami Destekleme Dernegi (CYDD) sure does not think so. They understand that knowing how to code in today’s tech-driven world is invaluable. “Coding is a fundamental skill to have these days along with math and reading. Only the kids who go…

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