ADVISORY BOARD

Our Advisory Board Members

Chairman

SONGÜL DOĞAN

Vielfalt Group

 

Ms. Doğan is a business economist and a state-approved educator. She is shareholder an co-founder of the Vielfalt Group.
Her work focuses on language education & development as well as sustainable parenting. She was the project manager and representative for intercultural affairs of various educational institutions and opened 
a German-Childcare-Center in Istanbul, Turkey for a berlin-based educational provider.
As Chairperson of the Advisory Council, she is responsible for the educational profile of the Vielfalt Group.

Vice-Chairman

PROF. DR. KARIM FEREIDOONI

Ruhr University Bochum

 

Prof. Fereidooni is professor of didactics of social science education at the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB).
His research focuses on school research, political education, diversity studies, critique of racism in educational institutions and bullying.

Beiratsmitglied

 

Prof. dr. Nilüfer Narli

 

Bahçeşehir University (BAÜ)

 

Prof. Narlı is chairperson of political sociology at the Bahçeşehir University (BAU).

She is the founding director of the center for health, society and prevention studies (CHSPS).

Her research and publications focus on gender and diversity studies by international comparison.

She is an expert in intercultural and inter-religious education.

Member of the advisory board

ABDULKADIR TOPAL

Mozilla Firefox

 

Mr. Topal is senior product manager of the German version of the web browser mozilla firefox.
Coming from the department of german studies, politics and computational linguistics, he worked as an experience designer in the center for intercultural competence.
As a member of the advisory board, he advises the Vielfalt Group in digital education as well as association work.

Member of the advisory board

PARIS DEheSTANI

Department of Childhood and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Essen

 

Ms. Dehestani is a child and adolescent psychotherapist based in Essen, Germany.

In addition, she provides services for refugees with mental illnesses. As a lecturer, she trains educational providers with focus on mental disorders of different target groups.

She is also a neurofeedback therapist and member of the Essen-Working-Group.

Member of the advisory board

SAMY CHARCHIRA

University Osnabrück

 

Mr. Charchira is a state-approved social pedagogue and research assistant at the University of Osnabrück.
He is a former board member of the welfare association in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. He is a charitable welfare expert and former expert of the integration council for the municipality of Düsseldorf. He served as a board member of youth protection offices of various state departments.