Professional Engagements

  • Moderator, "The Complex Relationship between Corporations, Conflict Prevention, & Conflict Resolution" by Professor Molly M. Melin, Loyola University Chicago, United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, April 2022, Online. 

  • Moderator, "Getting to “Us”: Nudges & Bridges for Peace at Work and Beyond" by Professor Tim Fort, Indiana University, United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, Working group on Business for Peace, February 2022, Online.

  • Moderator, "Exploring the Intersectionality of Business, Peace, and Human Rights: the Case of Libya," United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, Working Group on Business for Peace, October 2021, Online. 

  • Moderator, "Management and War: How Organizations Navigate Conflict and Build Peace by Dr. Joanne Murphy, Queen's University," United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, Working Group on Business for Peace, April 2021, Online. 

  • Moderator, “Harnessing the Power of Business to Address Poverty,” United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education, Working Group on Business for Peace, February 2021.

  • Invited Participant, “Towards a Gender Equal World – The EU Gender Action Plan and the EU’s Contribution to Beijing +25,” European External Action Service and the German Presidency of the European Union, November 2020, Online.

  • Invited Participant, “Beyond the End of the Tunnel: EU Peacebuilding After 2020,” European Peacebuilding Liaison Office, November 2020, Online. 

  • Moderator, “Testing Innovative Social Impact Measurement by Businesses in Complex Environments,” United Nations PRME Business for Peace Working Group, November 2020, Online. 

  • Moderator, “Security and Human Rights Challenges in Complex Environments,” United Nations PRME Business for Peace Working Group, DCAF, and ICRC, May 2020, Online.

  • Invited Participant, “Considering a Viable Economic Future for Syria: The Role of Local, Regional and Global Stakeholders,” Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, December 2018, Beirut.  

  • Member, Working Group on “Integration of Refugees: From Humanitarian Crisis to Development Challenge,” Averroes Academy, December 2017, Istanbul.  

  • Adviser, “Employment Generation Opportunities for Syrian Refugees in Turkey,” Center for International Private Enterprise, October 2017, Istanbul. 

  • Adviser, “Recent Developments in Turkey,” German Government Delegation, October 2017, Istanbul.  

  • Member, “Middle East North Africa Business Angel Focus Camp,” Konrad Adenauer Stiftung,” October 2017, Istanbul. 

  • Member, Working Group on “Rendering Young People More Employable: The Role of the Private Sector,” Konrad Adenauer Stiftung/Co-Opinion Network, August 2017, Hammamet, Tunisia. 

  • Moderator and Participant, “Profits for Peace,” Hollings Center for International Dialogue, July 2017, Dubai. 

  • Chair, “Addressing the Refugee Crisis: New Ways Forward,” Atlantic Council Economic and Energy Summit, Istanbul, April 2017, Istanbul. 

  • Member, Working Group on, “Vulnerability and Inclusion in Developing Countries,” Leeds University, November 2016, Leeds.

  • Member, “United Nations Business for Peace,” United Nations Business for Peace Annual Conference, October 2016, Dubai.  

  • Chair, “Insight from Civil Society on the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis,” Human Security Conference, October 2016, Istanbul.   

  • Contributor, “Task Force on State-Building in Iraqi Kurdistan,” Columbia University, July 2015. 

  • Co-Facilitator for a workshop on “Encouraging Leadership in the Black Sea and Mediterranean Regions,” Center for International and European Studies, June 2015, Istanbul.