Within the scope of the “Girls in Kars Move Ahead” project, Sabancı University Gender Forum organized gender awareness workshops with high school teachers and boarding students in central Kars and Sarıkamış. 50 high school teachers participated in these two-day trainings. On the first day, Sabancı University faculty gave the “Gender Awareness Seminar,” and the Gender Forum organized the “Gender Practices in Education Seminar” on the second day. In addition to working with high school teachers, the project organized “Gender Awareness Workshops” for high school students in student dormitories in Sarıkamış and central Kars, in which a total of 180 students and 4 teacher aides participated.
The project was executed by KAGIDER (the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey), and the workshops were led by Ayşe Betül Çelik, Meral Güçeri, Zeynep İskenderoğlu Önel, Ayşe Yüksel and Olcay Özer from the Gender Forum.