Merve Kavas

Director | Yekpare | Turkey

Merve Kavas is a social innovation practitioner working for the development of the social innovation and social entrepreneurship ecosystem in Turkey. She is Director of Yekpare, the alliance for social entrepreneurs in Turkey. Yekpare organises workshops and peer learning programmes and conducts research to increase the visibility of social enterprise and advocate on behalf of social entrepenuers. She is working with other intermediaries in Turkey on designing programmes and building capacity for business models and community development strategies and facilitating access to finance.