Sena Eken Schieber Economics Awardees!

Four Inspiring Young Women from Turkey are Recipients of the Prestigious Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award New York, NY (April 30th, 2021) – Turkish Philanthropy Funds is proud to announce the 2021 Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award recipients: Bihter Erbaş, Müge Önder, Nezihat Bengisu Kaynar, and Serra Güllü. The Sena Eken Schieber Economics Award continues to be the only award earmarked for young…

A Year for Real Transformation at Harvard’s Nieman Foundation

Gülsin Harman Throughout his professional career, Robert L. Long had been concerned with the issues facing journalism in a rapidly changing world. After he started to teach at Bahçeşehir University in İstanbul, Robert became more familiar with Turkish journalists and their struggles in their profession. The award in his name honors his dedication to Turkish…

Sena’s Vision Empowers Young Turkish Women

George Schieber didn’t know much about Turkey when he first met Sena Eken in 1976. She was a graduate student in economics at the University of Pittsburgh. After meeting Sena, George became interested in learning more about the culture, customs, and values of Turkey, a country whose compelling history was hardly the centerpiece of America’s…