Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Picking Up Where We Left Off on Responsible Business," Hollings Center for International Dialogue, Podcast, April 2022.

  • Speaker, "Taking Stock of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda," SAIS Bologna, March 2022, Bologna.

  • Speaker, "The Nexus of Business and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda," UN Principles for Responsible Management Education, Working Group on Business for Peace, November 2021, Online.

  • Speaker, "Women's Inclusion in Peace and Transition Processes," Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, August 2021, Online.

  • Speaker, "Maximising the Role of Business in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments: Women's Contributions to Peace," European Peacebuilding Liaison Office, May 2021, Online. 

  • Speaker, “Moving the Women, Peace and Security Agenda Forward,” Women of Color in Foreign Policy, January 2021, Online.

  • Speaker, “Maximizing the Role of Business in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments: Women’s Contributions to Peace,” United Nations Development Programme and The Connecting Business Initiative, November 2020, Online.

  • Speaker, “Women’s Contributions to Peace and Transition Processes,” Make Mothers Matter and Esperas, November 2020, Online.

  • Speaker, “How to Maintain Peace in a Fragile Region: The Role of Global Actors in the Mediterranean, Middle East, and Caucuses,” Prague European Summit, November 2020, Online.

  • Speaker, “Business Efforts to Enhance Peace in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments,” Geneva Peace Week, October 2020, Online.

  • Speaker, “Maximizing the Role of Business in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments: Women’s Contributions to Peace,” United Nations Business for Peace Working Group, September 2020, Online.

  • Speaker, “Peace-Private Sector Nexus,” Blanquera – Ramon Llull University, December 2019, Barcelona. 

  • Speaker, “Taking Stock of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda,” Make Mothers Matter, November 2019, Brussels.

  • Commentator, “Taking Stock of EU Migration Policy,” Euro News, November 2019, Brussels.

  • Speaker, “After the Local Elections: A New Political Landscape in Turkey,” German Marshall Fund of the U.S., May 2019, Berlin. 

  • Speaker, “Doing Security Differently: Challenges, Diversity and the New Frontiers,” European Parliament, May 2019, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, “Inclusion of Women in Peace Processes,” European Parliament, April 2019, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, “Armed Conflict and Forced Migration in the Context of the War in Syria,” Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, January 2019, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, “Conflict Preventative Measures in the Middle East,” Committee of Conflict Studies Study Association Ubuntu, December 2018, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, “Green Conflict Minerals,” TOPAZ, November 2018, Prague. 

  • Speaker, “Climate Change & Forced Displacement,” TOPAZ, November 2018, Olomuc. 

  • Speaker, “American Foreign Policy Under the Trump Administration,” Wilfried Martens Centre, September 2018, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, ““Do-No-Harm” Approach in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Environments,” Kois Invest, June 2018, Brussels. 

  • Member, “Liberty and Responsibility in Business and Beyond: Business Ethics for Better or Worse,” Liberty Fund, May 2018, Frankfurt. 

  • Speaker, “The Private Sector’s Role in Economic Integration and Social Inclusion of Refugees in the Frontline States to the War in Syria,” European Parliament, April 2018, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, “Private Sector-Peace Nexus in Iraq,” American University, March 2018, Washington, DC. 

  • Member, Working Group on “Entrepreneurship, Prosperity, and Liberty in the Arab World,” Liberty Fund, January 2018, Marrakesh. 

  • Speaker, “Supporting Women in the Foreign Policy Field,” Women in Foreign Policy, January 2018, London.

  • Speaker, “Drivers of Armed Conflict,” Arab Centre, December 2017, Istanbul.  

  • Speaker, “Turkey’s Response to Humanitarian Crises,” Maya Foundation, November 2017, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “Syrian Humanitarian Crisis and the Role of Turkey,” Martens Centre, November 2017, Brussels. 

  • Speaker, “Impact of the Syria Conflict on Social Cohesion in Turkey,” EMBA Consortium for Global Business, September 2017, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “Private Sector’s Contribution to Sustainable Peace,” Averos Conference, May 2017, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “Women, Peace, and Security,” Education Foundation’s Annual Fundraiser, March 2017, Copperas Cove, Texas. 

  • Speaker, “Women, Sustainable Peace and Inclusive Security,” Social Impact Summit, November 2016, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “Syrian Humanitarian Crisis: A Regional Perspective,” UN Women, November 2016, Istanbul.

  • Speaker/Member, “Economic Security Challenges in the Middle East,” Working Group on Youth Unemployment in the MENA, Rockefeller Foundation and Co-Opinion Network, November 2016, Bellagio.

  • Speaker, “Urban Space and Refugees,” Center for Metropolitan Studies, October 2016, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “Human Security Challenges Facing Syrian Refugees in Turkey,” Human Security Conference, October 2016, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “The Impact of the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis on Frontline States,” Synergos, Global Philanthropists Circle, September 2016, Istanbul. 

  • Discussant, “Public Attitudes Towards Immigration,” European Consortium for Political Science, September 2016, Prague. 

  • Speaker, “The Impact of the Private Sector on Peace in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States,” International Political Science Association, July 2016, Poznan. 

  • Speaker, “Human Security Challenges in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq,” Human Security Conference, October 2015, Istanbul. 

  • Speaker, “Impact of the Turkish Private Sector on Human Security in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq,” Chicago Council on Global Affairs, September 2015, Chicago. 

  • Speaker, “Impact of the Turkish Private Sector on Economic Security in Iraqi Kurdistan,” Atlantic Council of the U.S., April 2015, Washington, DC. 

  • Speaker, “Turkey’s Private Sector Engagement in Iraq and its Impact on Economic Security,” Human Security Conference, October 2014, Istanbul.