Alev Scott was born in the UK to a Turkish mother and a British father.
After university she worked in London as an assistant director in theatre and opera before moving to Istanbul in January 2011, where she taught Latin at the Bosphorus University.
She works as a freelance journalist and is the author of Turkish Awakening, published by Faber. Her second book "She tweets at @AlevScott
Catch up on the latest and greatest in the world of International Turks
Citizens of Turkuaz Republic are globetrotters, praised for their ability to adjust to new circumstance, which they owe to their nomadic Turkic past.
With the internet age, many post their experience on Youtube, and we take great joy in enlisting them to help them connect, share and inspire!
Please visit our Community Pages and send us your video on your experience in the International Turkish Community. We look forward to publishing your experience!