Rana Zincir Celal

Rana Zincir Celal

Rana Zincir Celal

Deputy Director of the Atlantic Fellows Programme, London School of Economics

As Senior Program Manager at Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul, Rana Zincir Celal worked with Columbia University faculty to design and implement collaborative programs in Turkey.In Cyprus, she was involved in establishing the Home for Cooperation, producing art exhibitions on contested histories, developing educational materials on enforced disappearance with The Elders and the International Center for Transitional Justice, and advocating for a gender perspective in the peace process. Between 2005 and 2009, she served as Vice-President of Programs for Chrest Foundation, leading its grantmaking in Turkey. She also launched programs on social justice philanthropy and cultural cooperation with the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey, Anadolu Kültür and the Christensen Fund.