Duygu Güner graduated from Saint-Joseph French High School and completed her undergraduate education in International Relations at Istanbul Bilgi University on a full scholarship. Then in 2008, Duygu completed her master’s degree in sociology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Duygu earned her Ph.D. in sociology from MSGSU and her research focused on CSOs.
She has been working professionally in the field of civil society since 2009. Having worked within the KUSIF team full time from 2013 to 2017, Duygu started working as an independent evaluator for CSR and CSO projects and collaborating with KUSIF as an affiliated researcher. Project management, social impact measurement, youth work, and experiential learning methods are among the areas of her expertise.