ÖZÜM AKDERE KOSKER

She graduated from Economics Department at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Bilkent University in 2009. During her bachelor degree she went to Netherlands to study Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Groningen University as an Erasmus exchange student in 2006-2007. After the graduation, she did her master degree in Law & Economics in Bilkent University Faculty of Law in 2009-2010. While she was working in ACC as a project coordinator, she was accepted to Financial Economics Master Program in the Faculty of Economics at Hacettepe University in 2015 and she successfully completed her degree in January 2018.

She has been working in Ankara Chamber of Commerce (ACC) since 2012. After spending one and a half year in Internal Commerce Department, she has been opted for the team to establish Projects and European Union (EU) Department in 2014 and has involved in different stages of several EU Projects so far. She carried out “Training Entrepreneurs in Connecting Generations and Supporting Successful Business Succession Planning for micro-SMEs (Into-Generation)” project which was funded by Erasmus+ Programme under Strategic Partnership for Adult Education field in 2014-2016, as the project coordinator of ACC (co-partner) with the applicant organisation, Gazi University Technology Faculty. Moreover, since 2016 she has been assigned as the project coordinator in “Strengthening Entrepreneurial Sparks (SPARK)” project which is funded by Erasmus+ Programme under Strategic Partnership for Youth field and is about entrepreneurship promotion among young people. Apart from these, she involved in an Erasmus+ Higher Education Mobility Project, called “Ankara Consortium for New Job Experiences (YİTAK), in 2015 in order to audit the students at their workplaces in different cities of Germany.