Ms Ayla Göksel

CEO of Mother Child Education Foundation


Ayla Goksel is CEO of ACEV, a Turkish NGO working in early childhood, female literacy and parent training, and of the Özyeğin Foundation, which provides financial aid to students, builds educational facilities and founded Özyeğin University. She holds a BSc from the University of Bath and an MSc from the London School of Economics, and has received fellowships from Johns Hopkins University and Harvard University. She participated in the 2008 World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader and was made a Synergos Senior Fellow in 2010.