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 Nigerian, 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 Education Reform Initiative as a Communications Specialist in 2016, then was promoted to Communications Coordinator in 2017.

 

Özge is a Tango dancer, literature lover, an active traveler 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

ERG Team

Gözde Ertekin

Gözde Ertekin

ERG Researcher
Çiğdem Polat

Çiğdem Polat

Administrative Affairs Responsible
Deniz Göktaş

Deniz Göktaş

Project Specialist
Özgenur Korlu

Özgenur Korlu

ERG Researcher