|2011 Grantee Meeting and Workshop|
On 6 and 7 June 2011, Sabanci Foundation convened new grant projects to meet one another and learn more about communications and impact assessment. Present at the meeting were project coordinators from Youth Lives Foundation, Association Of Persons With Visual Impairments(GOZDER), Foundation for Women’s Solidarity, Human Rights in Mental Health Initiative (RUSIHAK), Children with Cerebral Palsy Association (SERCEV), Youth Unity Association Of Turkey, Woman Life Center Foundation of Trabzon, Youth Re- autonomy Foundation of Turkey, and Library Of Turkey For Persons With Visually Disabilities Association(TURGOK).
During the meeting project coordinators met one another and shared plans for their respective projects and explored opportunities for cooperation. Sabanci Foundation Programs team members introduced the tracking and impact assessment framework followed by communiations experts who shared insights on “Media Relations” and “Working with Media”. Meltem Canturk, project coordinator of Multidimensional Women’s Empowerment Project funded by Sabanci Foundation, shared the experiences of Mother and Child Education Foundation regading mainstreaming disability issues in the area of women's rights.