November 19- November 25, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving
The THO Team wishes you all a Happy Thanksgiving and as we enter this season of gratitude we thank you all of your for your support!
THO Events

December 12, 2019

THO will be hosting Dr. Joseph Nye to discuss U.S. Foreign Policy Strategy and Challenges December 12, 2019 at the National Press Club.
More speakers to be announced soon!

Stay Tuned!
Stay tuned as THO analyzes the latest developments coming out of the NATO Summit December 3-4, 2019 with a roundtable discussion.
RECENT Events:
NOVEMBER 21, 2019

On Thursday, November 21, 2019 the Turkish Heritage Organization hosted a panel discussion on the “Future Geopolitical Realities and Expectations in Syria” with panelists Abdulaziz Tammo, Giorgio Cafiero, Hamdi Rifai, and Sara Firth. The panel, moderated by THO Non-Resident Fellow Benjamin Lutz. Read the full summary on our website here .
THO Outreach

THO President Ali Cinar meets Senator Lindsay Graham.
THO Officials and the Syrian Kurdish Independent President Abdulaziz Tammo met U.S. Government Officials , American Foreign Policy Council members, Hudson Institution Senior Fellow, Members of the Congressional Research Service Team and more to discuss the developments in the region.
THO Advisory Board
THO is thrilled to announce two new additional Advisory Board Members to join our team. You can see the full board here .
Laura Batalla
Laura Batalla Adam joined Ashoka in the summer of 2019 to bridge the gap between social entrepreneurship and policymaking in the field of migration and integration as Hello Europe’s Policy Representative in Brussels, a position that she combines with an advisory role to a Member of the European Parliament on foreign policy.

(She joins the advisory board of Turkish Heritage Organization in her personal capacity, not representing any of the organizations she is affiliated with.)
Selma Bardakci
Selma is currently working at the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEIK) as a coordinator of Asia – Pacific Business Councils in Istanbul. Before DEIK, she served at the Center for Asia Leadership in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia which is a group of non-profit international organizations that addresses public challenges in Asia through research, development, training and publication initiatives.
THO Fellowship
THO is thrilled to announce the 2019-2020 THO Non-Resident Fellowship Cohort
THO Media Engagement
THO media outreach continues as THO President Ali Cinar was interviewed on CNN Turk and VO