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Melis Arıksoy

Junior Project Specialist

Melis Arıksoy works as a Junior Project Specialist of Child and Parent-Friendly Municipality Governance Guide at Argüden Governance Academy. She worked as an intern research assistant at institutions such as Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), Center for Urban Problems and Local Governments (KEYEM) and CIFAL Istanbul.

She received her bachelor’s degree from Bahçeşehir University in Political Science and International Relations and Sociology double major program. During her undergraduate years, she studied in Philipps Universität Marburg (Germany) as Erasmus exchange student. Melis continues her graduate studies in Social Justice and Community Action program at Edinburgh University.

She is also closely involved in issues such as democracy, values, culture, and
good governance which represent great importance for her ongoing research.

Did you know?

Being very much interested in the Spanish language and culture, Melis is involved in various volunteering work in order to increase environmental awareness among people.