Begüm Acar

SU Gender Coordinator

Begüm Acar works as the coordinator of Gender and Women’s Studies Center in Sabanci University (SU Gender). Begüm holds BA degrees in Sociology and Comparative Literature from Istanbul Bilgi University, and an MA in Musicology Program from Istanbul Technical University. As a feminist activist, Begüm has volunteered in civil society organizations on gender equality at both national and international levels, taken part in campaigns and research projects specifically on femicide, local elections, peace, and women's labor. Begüm is a member of Ritimkolektif, an all-women's music collective.