Alev started her career in event planning and digital marketing. After working in Turkey's biggest music festivals and concerts, she joined Endeavor Turkey in 2012 and is now leading the Marketing and Communications team. In Endeavor, she is responsible of the brand, events, and telling the stories of Endeavor's high impact entrepreneurs and ScaleUps. She also runs the office's expansion efforts and has created various successful projects and events in two other cities since 3 years.
Alev hosted the Global Entrepreneurship Week in Turkey for 4 years and has been the lead local Project Manager of GEC 2018 which was held in Istanbul last year. She was selected to the Professional Fellows Program (PFP) in 2016 and got a scholarship to work in Mass Challenge, Boston, for a month. She also recently did a sabbatical in Endeavor Colombia and is actively working on creating stronger ties between Endeavor's Marketing &Communications teams of 30 offices around the world. She is interested in cultivating early stage entrepreneurial ecosystems, as well as agripreneurship.
She was raised in a multi-cultural family, speaks fluent English and Polish and is working on her Spanish. She was a professional swimmer as a student and still swims regularly. She has a BA degree in International Relations from Koc University.