|Ayca Arslan Ergul (Season 07 - Episode 05)|
“Come on Friends, Let’s Do Science”
Ayca Arslan Ergul became the fourth Changemaker of the 7th season of the Sabanci Foundation Turkey’s Changemakers Program.
A meritorious scientist tries to motivate younger generations to progress on the path of Aziz Sancar and to improve science in our country. Ayca Arslan Ergul goes to high schools and gives seminars to increase young people’s internal motivation and interest in science.
Ayca Arslan Ergul works in the field of Molecular Biology at Bilkent University. Beside academic research, she conducts a valuable project to encourage high school students for science and increase their self-confidence. She gives seminars periodically to build awareness and to guide students’ way through college. Scientist Ayca Arslan Ergul has given seminars to thousands of students in 20 different schools in Ankara so far.
Ayca Arslan Ergul, set out from her failures and fears, besides her successes and dreams. She gave seminars to teenagers to instill them self-confidence and love for science. In addition to her valuable scientific studies, she made a great difference in the lives of high-school students.