Former Communications and Outreach Intern
Yagmur Savran joined UNRISD’s Communications and Outreach unit in November 2011 and assisted Jenifer Freedman and Rheem Al-Adhami to implement the communications strategy.
Yagmur holds an MSc in International Relations from Loughborough University, United Kingdom. She has a bachelors degree in International Relations from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and has taken additional minor courses in Migration, European Union Studies, Political Science, Computer Science, and Business and Economics. Her masters dissertation analysed tensions and conflicting identities between the Arab League and the Iraqi Kurds using a social constructivist perspective.
Prior to joining UNRISD, Yagmur worked as the European Affairs Officer for the Embassy of Maldives in London. She has also worked as a Resources and Communications Intern for the London-based NGO Kurdish Human Rights Project.