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Scholar-in-residence

Since the beginning of June we have had the pleasure of hosting our first scholar-in-residence, Cansu Dayan (PhD, Hacettepe University, Institute of Population Studies). She opens a new path in poverty studies through the discussions of art as a missing dimension in...

UmAy Newsletter, June 2022

    Hello from our peaceful and safe space that enables us to re(connect), share,  listen and heal!   I am proud to report that June has been a very busy and fulfilling month with many activities.  Since the beginning of June we have had the pleasure of hosting...

Spring News from Umay, 2022

Greetings from the beautiful season that refreshes us with new ideas and people who are joining us from different parts of the world.  On the 10th of March we started to welcome volunteers again. Annabelle was with us during March and she generously shared her...

Supportive Community Events: Acts of Love for Mind, Body &Soul.

Supportive Community Events We discussed connections between mind, body and soul by looking at different aspects of them. We started to explore our inner experiences, thoughts patterns and self-limiting beliefs in the Mind session by using the tools of writing and...

We Are Earth

The ‘’We Are Earth’’ workshop series aims to raise environmental awareness, the impact of waste and daily human action on the environment .  Our workshops in 2019-2020 involved Primary School children, encouraging them to stretch their creative minds by using...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

‘’Always remember you matter, you are important and you are loved and you bring to this world things no one else can ‘’  Charlie Mackesy Today and everyday we are celebrating all the diverse, vibrant women that somehow contribute to our ways and continue to take...

Earth Day Celebration with Zulal Kalkandelen

On April 22, UmAy Instagram hosted Zulal Kalkandelen, a well-known journalist and animal-rights activist. The online talk was moderated by Gunes Deren, our UmAy volunteer from Istanbul. Kalkandelen's dedication to the ecological movement, her provocative statements,...

Pulling off a Meaningful International Women’s Day/Weekend

UmAy Initiative hosted a highly anticipated and well-planned weekend (06-08 March 2021) with wonderful young people as part of the globally celebrated International Women’s Day/Week/Month. We also welcomed Spring, shaking off the dust and fatigue that a protracted...

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