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A VKI Graduate's speech at the United Nations


A VKI Graduate's speech at the United Nations

Thursday 23 April 2020

Ms. Elif Ozsoy, VKI DC 2002, was invited to deliver a talk at the United Nations in New York at the occasion ot the International Day of Women & Girls in Science, on 11-12 February 2020.

At such occasion she highlighted her work experience and the real place and value of women in society, as well as encouraged women to pursue education and training in aviation related fields.

After her DC year at the VKI, Ms. Ozsoy prepared a PhD at Istambul Univertsity, under the guidance of Prof. Rustem Aslan (VKI DC 1986 & VKI PhD 1991). During her PhD, she also started working in the engieering dept. of Turkish Airlines, where her present role is mainly assessing Safety Performance Indicators (SPI), Identifying Risk Areas and helping to prevent or mitigate risks related to flight operations.

More details in the Alumni Newsletter 30, issued April 2020.