Mehmet Saracoglu, Ph.D., Public Affairs Director | firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mehmet Saracoglu is a community organizer with an academic experience, who brings passion and leadership together. Previously, he served as the Executive Director of Rumi Forum in Maryland and the Government, Media, and Community Affairs Director at the Rumi Forum in Washington, DC. He holds a B.S. from Istanbul Technical University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Kentucky (UK) in Mining Engineering. While at UK, he was active in promoting interfaith dialogue and intercultural understanding through Interfaith/Intercultural Dialogue Organization in Lexington and Turkish-American relations at American Turkish Friendship Association of KY in Louisville.
He is alumni of Religious Freedom Center`s Religious and Civic Leaders program at the Freedom Forum Institute and Leadership Montgomery`s 2019 Class of Emerging Leaders. He is currently the co-advocacy officer on the Young Professionals Board of United Nations Association-National Capital Area and a member of Public Diplomacy Council`s Citizen Diplomacy Research Group.