World Day Cultural for Diversity for Dialogue and Development
Webinar on World Day Cultural for Diversity for Dialogue and Development
with the theme of “Contributing to Cultural Diversity”
Broken Chalk, The Netherlands
“I worked 7 years as an English Teacher In Turkey. I also worked in different Educational organizations and we made different projects for the students. I have been living in Netherland since 2018.”
Isa Erbas, PhD.
Turgut Ozal High Sch., Albania
The significant role of youth in advancing intercultural dialogue in society
Dr. Isa Erbas is a lecturer at the Department of Education and English language, Beder University, Tirana-Albania. He is also an administrator at the Turgut Ozal High School Tirana. Dr. Erbas has worked in different educational institutions since 1999.
He has finished his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the program of the English language and Teaching at Penza State Pedagogical University, Penza-Russia. In addition to his master’s degree in English Language and Teaching, he has also finished his second master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations at Epoka University, Tirana-Albania. He has received his Ph.D. degree in Political Science and International Relations at the Tirana European University. He has taken pieces of training from the Oxford University Department for Continuing Education and Oxford University Press about ELT Management and Teaching English to Teenagers. Dr. Erbas has delivered presentations in conferences, symposiums, seminars, etc., and published articles in various journals.
Language & Culture Ass., Norway
Celebration of diversity
I hold a Master’s degree in linguistics and worked as language teacher in an international school in Vietnam for 8 years.
I have been living in Norway since 2017. I have been the project manager of Language and Culture Association in Trondheim since 2018 and working a coordinator at Church dialogue Center since 2020.
Ass. for Dialog & Universal Values, Romania
Multiculturalism in Romania
I was born in Kahramanmaraş / Turkey in 1977.
Graduate of Middle East Technical University (METU-ODTÜ ) Chemistry Teaching – 2000
Master in Educational Management at the University of Bucharest
I have been working in Romania since 2000. During this period, I worked as a teacher and school manager (16 years) at Lumina Educational Institutions operating in Romania. Since September 2020, I have been working as the manager of our Association and as the Chairman of the Board. I am married and I have 3 daughters.
Ferhat Öztürk, Ph.D.
Raindrop Foundation, San Antonio, USA
Community Engagement Activities
Dr. Ferhat Ozturk is the events coordinator of Raindrop Foundation San Antonio since 2019.
Dr. Ozturk received his Ph.D. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2007 and studied at the University of Nebraska Medical Center as a postdoctoral researcher. He served as founding chair of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department of Canik Basari University in Samsun, Turkey.
Following the July 15th coup attempt, Dr. Ozturk was among the persecuted academicians; thus, he left Turkey and resettled in the US in 2016. He worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Alma College of Alma, Michigan.
He moved to San Antonio in 2018 to teach Biomedical Sciences at the School of Science and Technology (SST). Dr. Ozturk currently conducts research projects in the field of Medicinal Use of Honey at the University of Texas-San Antonio (UTSA).
As a long-term human rights activist, Dr. Ozturk serves at various committees of the Advocates of Silenced Turkey (AST) and is the spokesperson of Scholars Rights Watch (SRW), which focuses on raising awareness about the persecuted academicians