Manager Ayça Güralp keeps the ball rolling within the well-oiled machine of IFTF Foresight Essentials. In addition to managing the program's administration, she leads its community engagement activities, produces public and private trainings, and manages projects that have social impact. Before IFTF, Ayça supported the administration of MapLight, a leading nonprofit in exposing the corruptive influence of money in American politics. She started her career in coordinating international programs in the Middle East, which includes founding a peace and arts club in Istanbul and coordinating Turkey's first graduate program in peace and conflict studies. Ayça holds a master's degree in conflict resolution from Georgetown University and a double bachelor's degree in anthropology and international studies from University of North Carolina.
program management, project management, civic organizing, peacebuilding, culture and meaning