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Melis Türker

SGScorecard Project Leader

She graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Political Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 2015. She completed her master's degree in Local Administrations, Urban and Environmental Studies at the same university.

She takes a role our project titled “Integrated Municipal Good Governance Model” in designing and implementing the good governance model for municipalities. Türker, who started her career at the East Marmara Development Agency, continued at the United Cities and Local Governments the Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) and worked at the Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (UNDP-IICPSD). As a short-time expert, she worked with international organizations through preparing training guideline and designing governance model. She carries out her studies in the fields of smart city, sustainable urbanization, local governance, urban mobility, clustering, networking, training design, performance evaluation.

Being a part of Global Shapers Community at the World Economic Forum, Türker as a volunteer takes part in social projects.

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Melis, who enjoys reading in the fields of science, art and philosophy and playing tennis , also realizes her dream of traveling the world by visiting 26 countries.