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Yasemin Sirali

International Programs Advisor, Mother Child Education Foundation

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Yasemin Sirali


Yasemin Sirali is the Director of Özyegin Social Investment Projects, a network of institutions including the Mother Child Education Foundation (AÇEV), Hüsnü Özyegin Foundation (HMOV), Iz Child Centers, and Özyegin University based in Turkey. Prior to joining Özyegin Social Investments, Yasemin worked as a management consultant at the New York City, Philadelphia, and Istanbul offices of Deloitte Consulting where she provided advisory services to multinational companies on strategic and operational business issues. She graduated from Robert College in Istanbul with high distinction in 1997, Swarthmore College in 2001 with an Honors degree in Economics and French Literature, and obtained her MBA at the Harvard Business School in 2006. She is a former Fellow of the Harvard University FXB Center, Young Global Leader of the BMW Foundation, and a founding member of the First Lego League Science Heroes Association in Turkey.