Want to connect with Turkish youth in Turkey?

Want to connect with Turkish youth in Turkey?

Embark might be just for you! It’s a peer mentoring program implemented by GDN and supported by Xynteo, United Work funded by Unilever and Mastercard which connects young Syrians to Turkish youth to exchange ideas and learn from one another. During their meetings, youth will share their thoughts about being a young person in Turkey  and experience intercultural learning. In addition, they will support each other in basic language practice. To learn more about Embark please visit our website and watch our video.



For Young Syrians (20-26 years old)

  • Understanding the Turkish work environment and how they can contribute.
  • Building a broader network and professional friendships in Istanbul.
  • Building more confidence for engaging in Turkish Society.


Project Timeline and Commitment

All you need is approximately 1 hour per month and we guarantee that it will be an enriching experience! The young people who are matched within the scope of the project will have 4 online meetings with each other. The program will start in September 2018 and will be completed by December 2018.


Application Procedure

If you are interested, please fill the form here. The deadline for application is September 17, 2018. Within September 2018, there will be

15 – 20 minutes long interviews with pre-selected candidates to determine specific interest areas and to help us find the best match for you!


Please contact Nuha Çam, [email protected]

Embark Program Director for any questions and inquiries. THANK YOU!

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