Neslihan Aksoy-Krüger is leading the Elternnetzwerk NRW – Integration miteinander e.V. (ENW), the largest umbrella organization of migrant self-organizations (MSO) in NRW (North Rhine Westphalia). ENW is an association of over 300 MSOs representing people with migratory background from more than 50 countries of origin. As a recognized parents’ association, ENW deals with integration and education policy issues and represents their interests to government and the public.
Previously, she worked at the German-Turkish Youth Bridge, first as project manager and later as manager for strategic partnerships, where she contributed significantly to the sustainability of German-Turkish student and youth exchange in challenging times. Prior to that, she worked in the Istanbul office of Stiftung Mercator, where she supported the establishment and development of Stiftung Mercator’s activities in Turkey.
After her studies in Business Taxation and Auditing in Ludwigshafen, she completed a double master’s degree in Intercultural Management and International Cultural Business Studies in Istanbul and Passau. Ms. Aksoy-Krüger is a member of the State Advisory Council for Participation and Integration of the State Government of NRW.