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Volunteer Spotlight – Nuran Yildiz

Volunteer Spotlight Nuran Yildiz Nuran is from Aydın, Turkey. She is a fourth-year law student at Istanbul Medipol University. She has been volunteering in Istanbul&I since October 2021. She joined to be a part of the Finance Committee as the Legal Assistant. Now she is Istanbul&I’s Legal Director and is […]

Social Inclusion Event – Caytalks

Social Inclusion Event – Caytalks

Social Inclusion Event Caytalks: Happiness and Life Satisfaction On November 18, 2021, the ÇayTalks event with a focus on the theme of “Happiness and Life Satisfaction” was held in the Galata Falls Café from 6-8 p.m. Around 40 people attended, and the topics discussed ranged from what if scenarios all […]

Social Inclusion Event – Culture Night

Social Inclusion Event – Culture Night

Social Inclusion Event Culture Night: Día de Muertos The dead come for a visit in Istanbul&I’s Día de Muertos Culture Night! On November 13, 2021, the Culture Night: Día de Muertos event was held from 7-9 p.m. The informative and interactive event was attended by 48 guests who wanted to […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Zainab Alqritli

Volunteer Spotlight Zainab Alqritli Zainab is a Libyan-Jordanian who lived in a lot of countries before moving to Istanbul back in 2014. Earlier this year, she graduated as an interior architect. Since then, she has been busy studying Korean and Chinese while spending the rest of the time developing her […]

Volunteer Spotlight – Amer Alahmar

Volunteer Spotlight Amer Alahmar Amer is a web developer by day and a voice engineer by night. He has a bachelor’s degree in computer science, and he is part of another NGO called Consortium for Health Action. Since he joined Istanbul&I on April 27, 2021, he has been participating in […]

Board News – Upcoming Events & Projects

Board News – Upcoming Events & Projects

Board News Upcoming Events & Projects Now that things are slowly getting back to normal amid the COVID vaccine rollout across the world and in Istanbul in particular, Istanbul&I has recently begun having face-to-face events and meetings while taking all necessary safety measures. Since the office reopening in August 2021, […]

Project Highlight – Storytelling for Change

Project Highlight – Storytelling for Change

Project Highlight Storytelling for Change   On August 20, the Storytelling for Change program was started in Istanbul&I in partnership with Taghyeer, a local initiative for youth empowerment. Storytelling for Change is a practical summer training program for youth focusing on developing storytelling skills in a variety of areas. The […]

Major Event – Fairuz & Lebanon: A Tangled Tale

Major Event – Fairuz & Lebanon: A Tangled Tale

Major Event Fairuz & Lebanon: A Tangled Tale A year and a half since the pandemic hit in March, Istanbul&I finally decided to throw its first special Introduction to Culture night for its internal volunteers to bond and socialize at the Istanbul&I office. The culture night’s theme was a smooth […]