Fostering social innovation through education, research and collaboration to create social impact. KOÇ UNIVERSITY SOCIAL IMPACT FORUM


Koç University Social Impact Forum was founded in November 2012 and it aims to foster social innovation through education, research and collaboration. Social impact, social impact measurement, sustainability, community engagement projects, curriculum development and capacity building are the priorities of KUSIF.

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Impact Through Education: Seminars for Teachers in Sarıyer I:

A seminar for 30 teachers from the local municipality of Sarıyer was held on 23rd December 2014 at Koc University's Rumeli Feneri campus. Assistant Professor Tilbe Göksun from the Psychology Department in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities was the lecturer of the seminar. She focused on adloscence in particular the development during adolescence of learning, language and the utilisation of active learning methods. MORE

Social Impact Digest

Event: World Volunteers Day

Turkey Educational Volunteers Foundation (TEGV) and United Nations Volunteers(UNV)  invites you to “Volunteers’s Rights in Legal Framework in Turkey” conference on December 5th World Volunteers Day.

While celebrating  World Volunteers Day on December 5th with several events,Turkey Educational Volunteers Foundation (TEGV) keeps working to increase awareness of the positive influence of  volunteering on children.

Turkey Educational Volunteers Foundation’s  9th Anuual “World Volunteers Conferences” is going to take place on December 5th at Yapı Kredi Plaza, under the title of “Volunteers’s Right in Legal Framework in Turkey”. At the event, public, civil society, private sector establishments and volunteers will meet and discuss about the current practices of volunteering and the steps needed to be taken to improve volunteers’ work opportunities both in Turkey and the World at large..

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Sustainable Living Film Festival

As of 7th November, Sustainable Living Film Festival which is organized by Sustainable Living Collective will be continue till 9th November. Click here for the detailed information.

Meeting: Everyone who wants to create a change and make cooperations between social entrepreneurs are invited to Collaboration Day. Event is organized by Global Social Venture Competiton and it will take place in Studio-X on 22th October 14:00 Click here for detailed information.

Civil Society: The Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TÜSEV) creates "TÜSEV Atölye" on social media. Through social media accounts TÜSEV will provide rich information about the area of civil society. Click here for detailed information.

Training: Human Rights in the Business World Training! This training will be conducted on 22-23 of October by the joint of Mikado Sustainable Development Consulting and Sabancı University. It aims to emphasize the importance of human rights in the workplace. Click here for detailed information.

Youth: An opportunity to be a part of a social entrepreneurship project of Mikado Sustainable Development Consulting's youth platform Gelecek Daha Net (GDN)! Click here for detailed information.