Assistant Director of the Hollings Center for International Dialogue
Prior to joining the Hollings Center in 2008, Sanem Güner served for several years as programme officer at the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) in Istanbul, one of Turkey’s leading civil society organisations. At TESEV, she managed projects on EU-Turkey relations; democratisation and international civil society networking; civil society-state dialogue in the
Middle East and North Africa; women’s empowerment and gender issues; and Turkey’s foreign policy. She has organised and contributed to many international conferences and workshops in Istanbul and has a wide network of contacts in Turkey and throughout the Arab world.