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Midsummer Alumni Gathering - Mert Fırat
On the 9th of June, Swedish Alumni Network hosted actor and social entrepreneur Mert Fırat, who starred in numerous popular TV series in Turkey. He is also the founder and the spokes person for the successful social impact initiative Ihtiyac Haritasi at our Summer Reception - our little tribute to famous and delightful! Midsummer Celebrations in Sweden.
Mert Firat was born in Ankara in 1981. After graduating from high school, he went to Sweden to receive training in radio and television.
Sunny Speaker Series Reception in Istanbul - Hosting Ms. Rayka KUMRU
Swedish Alumni Network Turkey Istanbul chapter had their first networking meeting in 2017 at the Swedish Palace. Our guest speaker Ms. Rayka Kumru, sexologist, author/blogger and educator, gave an inspiring talk about her work on sexual and reproductive health and education in Turkey. In honor of “fettisdagen” (Fat Tuesday) we served delicious homemade “semlor”.