Atakan Ata, a doctoral student in the College of Education's educational administration and policy program, has been selected as one of 30 young Turkish American students to participate in the 1st Annual Turkish-American Youth Leadership Congress to be held in Washington, D.C., Oct. 9-12. Participants will have the opportunity to:
The all-expenses paid opportunity will also feature events highlighting the cultural and national landmarks of Washington, D.C.
Ata, a fourth-year Ph.D. student and a graduate research assistant, is originally from Kastamonu, Turkey. He earned his master's degree in public administration from Kennesaw State University in 2010. He received his bachelor's degree in teaching English as a Foreign Language from Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University in Turkey
Ata, who expects to graduate in July 2015, is an advisee of Sheneka Williams, an associate professor in the college's Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy.
Related links: Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy