GRF Young Scholars Abroad 2013
The second part of GRF Young Scholars Abroad 2013, the seminar program for top tier Turkish undergraduates currently studying at world’s leading universities, took place between December 26-28 at Koç University’s Istinye Campus. Participants of the 2013 program consisted of students from Brown, Cass, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Harvard, Mcgill, MIT, North Carolina, Princeton and Yale Universities. GRF members also made presentations on their areas of expertise during the seminars led by GRF Vice-Chairman and President Mr. Memduh Karakullukçu. Mr. Tayfun Bayazıt, Vice-Chairman of the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TUSIAD) and Ambassador (R) Mr. Özdem Sanberk attended the program as guest speakers and shared their assessments on ‘Turkey’s Economy Policy in the Next 20 Years’ and ‘Fundamental Factors and Guiding Principles of Turkish Foreign Policy and General Overview for 2013’ respectively. In addition, the students presented their Policy Analysis and Recommendation Memoranda on global issues to the group.