Özge Karakaya

Özge Karakaya

Communications Coordinator

She completed her undergraduate degree in Business Administration at Middle East Technical University (METU) in 2012 and her master’s degree in European Economic Integration and Business at the College of Europe in Belgium in 2013. Throughout her studies, she took courses in international marketing, strategy and communication. She learned English and French. She wrote her thesis on transformation which foreign direct investment causes in developing countries and Turkey.

She started her career as a Strategist at the Behavioral Institute, a company of Futurebright Group. There, she learned marketing research and Behavioral Economics methods to build brand strategies for local and global brands. She served to over 50 brands from different categories such as Coca-Cola, Fiat, Garanti Bank, Hayat Kimya, L’oreal Paris and Pınar; she hunted consumer insight in Nigearian, Egyptian and Polish markets; she was promoted to Senior Strategist. With the aim and goal of devoting herself and her skills to make the world she lives in a more beautiful place, she joined to Education Reform Initiative as a Communications Specialist in 2016.

Özge is a Tango dancer, literature lover, an active traveller and blogger. Her biggest dream is to travel to Mongolia.

 Phone: 0 212 292 5044 - 1520
Email: ozgekarakaya@sabanciuniv.edu
Address: Bankalar Cad. No 2 Karaköy Minerva Han Kat 5 34425 Karaköy - İstanbul

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