Sıla Sezge Çınar


Sıla Sezge Çınar is currently Rural Development Program Officer at Hüsnü M. Özyeğin Foundation and an assistant at Interdisciplinary Child Rights Laboratory of Özyeğin University. She received her B.A. degree from the Department of Political Science and International Relations at İstanbul University and received her Master’s degree in Social Projects and NGO Management from İstanbul Bilgi University with her thesis “The Syrian Refugee Crisis from the Perspectives of Different NGOs in Sweden and Turkey”. Çınar worked in the Social Services Department of İstanbul Bilgi University as a part-time lecturer between 2017 and 2018. She also worked in the Human Resources Development Foundation (HRDF) that is the implementation partner of the UNHCR in 2016-2017 and worked in the Caritas Turkey Unit of the Vatican Embassy in 2015. She also had several interviews for AGOS and Birgün Daily Newspaper.Her research interests include rural development, agriculture & sustainability, civil society, child rights, poverty, Turkish politics, gender equality, migration and refugee crisis.