Newly graduated from Translation and Interpreting. Translated two published books and that was a great experience for me. Cinema and culinary are my favorite interests. I love exploring new movies and trying new foods. By exploring, we grow and improve. Thus, I am always seeking for innovations. New is not a fear but a fun thing to me. And if I have a chance to discover new things with people, it becomes a lot funnier than discovering alone.
Beyza Gökmen is an undergraduate student in Translation and Interpreting department of Hacettepe University. She is interested in linguistics and an active member of Hacettepe Linguistics Society. She enjoys discovering music from all around the world and loves watching science fiction and fantasy movies.
Defne Erginer Pugh is an editor and translator with a passion for gastronomical and culinary literature. She studied English Literature and Art History at the University of Virginia and finished her degree on Cultural Studies at Sabanci University. She has been working in the cultural industry and online publications sector ever since.
Deniz Keleş is a Turkish screenwriter with a degree in English Language and Literature from Istanbul University. He also claims to play the piano, but I wouldn’t trust that, he seems like a shady fellow.
Denizcan Bıçakcı graduated from Istanbul Bilgi University in music. Next year he will finish his minor in marketing program. Also this upcoming September, he is going to start marketing communications and management master program at Galatasaray University. Right now besides the internship in Turquazz, he is working for a textile brand called Monsieur Chaussette as organization manager. He plays guitar and piano to compose his music.
Ece Kılıçarslan graduated from the University of Essex in Law. During her undergraduate studies, she worked as a student legal advisor at Essex Law Clinic and she gained experience in writing and editing articles while she was the Culture Head Editor of Rebel Essex. Her hobbies are traveling, singing and reading.
Esra Cinar is a Cypriot who is currently living and studying in Rome and majoring in Political Sciences, History and Law of the Global Governance course in the University of Rome Tor Vergata. She holds a strong passion for fine arts, literature and cultural heritage, which led to her gain professional experience in these fields. She started her writing and editing career in April 2020 in the Global Observer blog. Personal hobbies include cello, reading and travelling.
Eylül Belden is currently pursuing a degree in Translation&Interpreting Studies in Boğaziçi University. Growing up in a musical family, she got introduced to music at a very young age with a variety of instruments. In the summer of 2019, she attended a jazz workshop in the University of North Texas. She is interested in music, visual arts, and literature.
Ezgi Kapcak is majoring in media and communication in Sorbonne Nouvelle University in Paris, the city that she is growing love for its history and culture every day. With her passion for traveling, exploring new cultures and learning new languages, she is going to be spending 6 months in Vilnius, Lithuania starting from September.
Isabel Cavalcante graduated high school at 16 years old, and is currently studying Architecture and Urbanism at UNICEUB, and Graphic Design at IESB. She has a wide interest in Art and Culture, more specifically in Design and Urbanism. She believes in creative entrepreneurship and maker culture, and is always looking for new opportunities for learning, networking and professional experiences.
Öykü Demir is a music and cinema enthusiast who is studying mechanical engineering in Middle East Technical University. After studying violin in Ankara State Conservatory, she took part in the Company Musicals, METU’s Musical Theatre Club, as music director, actor and translator. After being away from the art community for some time, she is excited to unlock the gates of brand new genres with Turquazz.
Sevgi Horozoğlu graduated from Yalova University department of International Relations. She is actively volunteering in TOG. She has an article which is ‘Energy Security And Turkey’s Strategic Importance’ and published by TUİÇ Academy. She also wrote news in both Turkish and English in Yalova University International Conflict Resolutions Application and Research Center Weekly Bulletin.