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Transnational NGO Initiative and Moynihan European Research Centers present: Uygar Özesmi

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Transnational NGO Initiative and Moynihan European Research Centers Present: Models of Servant Leadership in Transnational NGOs by Dr. Uygar Özesmi

Join Dr. Özesmi for a final discussion on his research during his residency as the 2013 Moynihan TNGO Fellow!

Servant leadership is an open, strategic and responsive leadership that interacts with the principle of service to its constituency. In this talk Dr. Ozesmi will explore how servant leadership models are used in matching the expectations of supporters, small individual donors and staff with the mission of TNGOs.

Dr. Özesmi serves on the global management team of, the largest global citizen petition platform –an exciting new form of digitally facilitated citizen activism. He is a scientist and activist in the areas of civil society and the environment. He received a MSc degree in Environmental Science at Ohio State University as a Fulbright Scholar and a PhD as a MacArthur Scholar in Conservation Biology and Development and Social Change at the University of Minnesota. He has worked as Assistant Professor and Chair of Environmental Science at Erciyes University (2000-2004); Environmental Specialist at the United Nations Development Program (2004-2006); Executive Director of the TEMA Foundation (2006-2008), and Greenpeace Mediterranean (2008-2012). Dr. Özesmi is currently on the board of CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation.

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