Join the Campaign to End the Digital Gap

As the global coronavirus outbreak continues to impact the world, Turkey like many countries has to adapt to remote learning to avoid depriving children of quality education. Yet, 60% of the students in Turkey with disadvantaged backgrounds have no access to a computer at home. Our partners, Needs Map (Ihtiyac Haritasi) and the Community Volunteers Foundation (TOG)’s…

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…

TPF Presents: Voices of Partners

Watch Ashoka Foundation on Voices with PartnersWatch TEV on Voices of PartnersWatch TUSEV on Voices of PartnersWatch PAYDA on Voices of PartnersWatch Darussafaka Society on Voices of PartnersWatch CYDD & NeedsMap on Voices of PartnersWatch Kodluyoruz on Voices of PartnersWatch Support to Life on Voices of PartnersWatch Okul Destek Derneği on Voices of PartnersWatch Değişim…

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…

Sena Eken Schieber Award

Now is your chance! Grants are available for studying Graduate Level Economics in the United States. The Sena Eken Schieber Award provides Turkish women who have completed their undergraduate education in Turkey, the financial opportunity to pursue graduate studies in economics in the United States. Find all grant details here. Sena believed that finances should not stand between a…