Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2000
This description of Sengül Akcar's work was prepared when Sengül Akcar was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2000.
Sengül Akcar has designed a unique, community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families, particularly in urban areas. By working at the community level, Sengül's programs are increasing women's political visibility and democractic participation.
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