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a big dreamer and a doer. 

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Here’s My Story

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Aylin (YAVAS) AKINLAR, Ph.D. is an academic, a sworn translator, a conference interpreter of English (BA), an Interpreter-in-aid at Disasters, an ESL lecturer, and a curriculum and instructional designer (MA & Ph.D.). She is married and the mother of two beautiful children. She is fluent in both Turkish and English. She is a beginner in German, Spanish, and Arabic.


She has worked as a Fulbright Scholar at Cornell University (USA), Yildiz Technical University (TR), and Bandirma Onyedi Eylül University (TR) (currently). She has a Ph.D. with a focus on multicultural education, along with extensive experience in curriculum development, international education, and qualitative research, as well as a strong desire to improve teaching and learning experiences in higher education, gained over 18 years.


During her Ph.D., she designed “Instructional Technology Dual Degree Non-thesis Master’s Program” between YTU and the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) as “Director of the International Relations Office” and “Advisor to the Vice-Rector for International Joint and Double Degree Programs” at YTU. She received “Multicultural Competence” course at NYIT in 2013 as well. She has been to the USA, the Bahamas, the Canaries, Spain, Poland, Germany, Malaysia, the United Kingdom, Norway, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Saudi Arabia, etc.


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