Co-founder and CEO | Needs Map, Turkey
The Needs Map www.ihtiyacharitasi.org is an online platform which aims to create social good through technology engagement with community.
Ms. Kalan studied on Political Science and International Relations at Marmara University, holds MA degree on Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Sabancı University in Turkey and MSc degree on Political Sociology from London School of Economics and Social Sciences in London as a Jean-Monnet scholar.
Ms. Kalan began working at Habitat as a volunteer in 2005. She took part in various youth activities. She represented Turkey at UN Global Youth Leadership Summits in 2006. She supported the establishment of youth councils within the Local-Agenda 21 Program. Later, she worked as a project coordinator and consultant at UN Agencies such as UNDP and UNICEF where she managed local development and training programs with youth and children on human rights, child rights, discrimination, conflict resolution, peace education as well as participatory decision making programs and city designs for children with municipalities.