We are a group of young entrepreneurs and professionals who believe that it is inevitable for Türkiye to realize the National Technology Initiative in order to raise its voice for a better world and to be one of developed societies in terms of economy and life quality.

Banu Özbek Acar Member of the Board of Trustees

Banu Özbek Acar was born in Çorum in 1988. She completed her high school education at Kadıköy Anatolian High School. In 2011, she graduated from Koç University International Relations Department with honors. Following her graduation, she did an internship at the UN New York Headquarters as part of the Permanent Representation of Turkey to the United Nations. After returning to Turkey, she worked as an Assistant Consultant at the Consulate General of Sweden Trade Center for one year. Between 2013-2014, she continued her postgraduate studies in International Relations at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) with full scholarship and graduated with honors. 

After returning to Turkey, she worked in Philip Morris Turkey Corporate Relations 
department for two years. Afterwards, she worked as Communications Content Manager at Coca-Cola Turkey. Özbek, who served as the Strategic Communications Director of the Presidential Investment Office for a while, took a break from her career in 2021 due to motherhood. Özbek, who was interested in discussion and MUN during her student years, has the best speaker and best delegate degrees.