Defne is multi-disciplinary artist, teacher, therapist & a social worker trained in Contemporary Dance (PhD), Sociology (MA), Inter-model Art Therapy, Body Therapies, Trauma Healing & Meditation. Invested in building trustful, peaceful & creative environments; the prospect of all her work is to mediate people to relate to their own self & accompany them in their physical, mental & emotional processes. She works in many countries & settings around different themes for different populations. Currently she is the MENA Fellowship Manager for Peace Revolution & one of the Peace Coaches & Peace Architects certified to guide mindfulness and meditation. Also a founding member of ElimSende Association & Beyond Borders Initiative in Istanbul, she continues working with disadvantaged populations and for conflict resolution, trust building & solidarity.