GRF Young Scholars Abroad 2012
The second part of GRF Young Scholars Abroad 2012, the seminar program for top tier Turkish undergraduates currently studying at leading universities around the world, took place between December 26-28 at Koç University Istinye Campus. Participants of the 2012 program consisted of students from Columbia, Georgetown, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Mcgill, MIT and Yale Universities. Led by GRF Vice-Chairman and President Mr. Memduh Karakullukçu, the seminars also included presentations of some of our distinguished members on their areas of expertise. Former Chairman of Yapı Kredi Bank Mr. Tayfun Bayazıt and Ambassador (R) Mr. Özdem Sanberk attended the program as guest speakers and shared their assessments on ‘Managing Financial Institutions in Volatile Markets: Turkish Case’ and ‘Stages in Turkish Foreign Policy’ respectively. In addition, the students presented their policy memoranda on global issues to the group.