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…

Color Turkey Winter 2021 Panel

FEATURED PANEL EDTECH & PHILANTHROPY: CRAFTING THE FUTURE How technology and innovation can drive the future of education in Turkey and in the world. Our esteemed panelists, moderated by Deborah Quazzo, Managing Partner of GSV Advisors, will share their views on the importance of technology and the role of philanthropy in guaranteeing high-quality education, especially amid…

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…

Mother’s Day Letter from Serife

Happy Mother’s Day! My name is Şerife. I am a 19-year-old working mother of two beautiful children. Turkish Philanthropy Funds has helped me become the mother I want to be through its financial aid. This Mother’s Day, your gift will help moms like me support their families and live independent, fulfilling lives.  For the past two years I’ve…