Elif Ege is a PhD candidate in the Global Gender Studies program. She completed her BA in Political Science and International Relations in Bogazici University, Turkey, and her MA degree in Sociology, in Koc University, Turkey. She is currently writing her dissertation on the Kurdish and Turkish women’s movements in Turkey and their multi-tiered collaborations and negotiations around the international norms and standards of women's rights across local, national and global levels of feminist activism. She has taught the classes "Women in the Middle East," "Women in Developing Countries" and "Global Women’s Voices."
Elif worked (with so many other feminists) in the organization of International Women's Day March on March 8, 2018 in Istanbul. The march became a front-page story in the New York Times.
Sign: "Scream so that everyone can hear you, end to male violence," Feminist Valentine's Day protest, February 2018