Ahu Yigit is a Kone Foundation fellow, currently based in Washington DC. She has a PhD in political science from Bilkent University, Ankara. Previously she worked as a lecturer in Finland, University of Turku and as the deputy secretary general for the Istanbul based think-tank EDAM.
Published in: HomeA one sided affair: how Erdoğan was able to mobilize the female vote
Within the AKP there is not much room for Turkish women seeking political agency beyond the discourse of victimhood.
Published in: HomeNew faces, old ways: the dynamics of Turkish political leadership
Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan belongs to a strong leadership tradition. Contextual and personal...