ENTREPRENEURSHIP / EARLY-STAGE FINANCING (TURKEY)

Supporting Independent Media in Conflict Zones: In collaboration with an interdisciplinary team, provided operational and strategic advice to the management of the Syrian Media Group (SMG).  Beyond being one of Syria’s few independent media organizations, providing news and entertainment content for the Syrian and larger Arabic-speaking markets, SMG also provides jobs and training for young Syrians who often see few opportunities for employment in refugee camps or within war-torn Syria.