Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2018
This description of Huriye Goncuoglu's work was prepared when Huriye Goncuoglu was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2018.
Huriye and her team are working with fisherwomen to disrupt the rooted gender roles in the Turkish aquaculture sector. Through trainings, education and advocacy, Huriye is alleviating the marginalization of women in the workforce, protecting coastal ecosystems and empowering women to be changemakers in their communities and their own lives.
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