Begüm İntepeler – President

She was born in 1989 in İzmir. Graduated from Izmir University of Economics, Department of Public Relations and Advertising. She is providing corporate communication services to local administrations and private companies in İzmir with a digital advertising agency established with two partners. She is continuing to work on the subject of civil society capacity building. She is responsible for local public institutions and partnerships of Pi Youth Association.


Nisa Akın – Vice President

She was born in 1987 in İzmir. In 2009, she graduated from Ege University, Department of Business Administration. After completing her Master’s degree in Marketing at Dokuz Eylül University in 2012, she completed her Ph.D. in Business Administration in English at the same institution in 2019. She is currently a faculty member at İzmir Kâtip Çelebi University, Department of Business Administration. She is carrying on projects about civil society capacity building and entrepreneurship.


Şermin Topal – Secretary General

She was born in 1989 and she graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Labor Economics and Industrial Relations. Şermin started her volunteer work in “Lösev İzmir” and decided to continue her work in the youth field. After working in customer relations management in different corporate companies, she is working in the private sector as sales manager.


Seda Şahin – Treasurer

She was born in 1988, and she graduated from Anadolu University, Department of Business Administration. After graduation, she worked as a visual expert in clothing sector for a long time. During her career in private sector, she voluntarily supported the association’s activities. Later, she became a member of the association and board member. She is currently in charge of the association’s finance and financial affairs.


Merve Decdeli – Member of the Board

She was born in 1984 and graduated from Dokuz Eylül University, Department of Business Administration. After graduation, she worked as a young woman entrepreneur for a while and now she is working as a public official in the Ministry of Health. She was responsible for the projects of young people on sports and healthy living. Merve joined our Association voluntarily and was elected as a member of the Board of Directors at the General Assembly held in 2018.