Elif Bilge Erdölek is the Socioeconomic Cohesion Program Director of Habitat Association. Habitat is a highly experienced impactful civil society organization that works towards sustainable development. Elif Bilge Erdölek has led project-based partnerships with private sector, government and non-government organizations on sustainable development topics at Habitat Association for 4 years. Projects adress issues on youth participation, youth empowerment, digital inclusion, entrepreneurship, refugee livelihood access and social cohesion.
Previously, Elif Bilge Erdölek had experiences in different sector; Foreign Economic Relations Board and Ministry of European Union in Turkey and non governmental organizations. She is now responsible of the Socioeconomic Cohesion Program which is working with refugee entrepreneurs and aim to increase the livelihoods Access of refugees while including them to the social cohesion process in Turkey.