Family Welfare Directors


Türkan completed her BA in Social Work at Hacettepe University. After that, she began working at Uşak University for students who need psychosocial support as a social worker. While working at the university, she established the Uşak University Disability Services which helps disabled students accommodate themselves to campus life and closely monitor themselves and academic improvement. After her experience in youth welfare, she began working at İstanbul Medipol University at the program of Social Services as a lecturer. In 2020, Türkan was admitted into the Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Social Work Ph.D. She works on various social work issues, especially on technology addiction.

İzzettin Çoltu

Izzet completed his BA in Social Work at Yalova University in 2016. He began working as social worker in relief organizations in Senegal and Bangladesh. Izzet is still a social worker interested with relief works in Pakistan. He also studies MA in Family Conselling at Üsküdar University in Turkey, as well as in BA Translation-Interpretation English and Arabic in Pakistan. Izzet’s research interests include, Family Studies, Refugee and Poverty Issues and International Social Work.