Afşin Yurdakul

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,…

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…

The Robert L. Long Nieman Fellowship for Turkish journalists established at Harvard University

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2017) –The Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard and the New York City-based Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) today announced the launch of the Robert L. Long Nieman Fellowship to support the work of exceptional Turkish journalists. Applications for the funded, yearlong fellowship are open through December 1, 2017. The fellowship honors the…

Turkish Philanthropy Funds Signs the Girl Declaration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: MELIS FIGANMESE MEDIA LINE: (646) 530-8988 EMAIL: INFO@TPFUND.ORG New York Charity that Supports Gender Equality in Turkey Signs Declaration for Girls Turkish Philanthropy Funds signs the Girl Declaration   Turkish Philanthropy Funds (TPF) has signed the Girl Declaration, an international movement powered by organizations such as Nike Foundation, UN Foundation and…