Cigdem brings international expertise to XSIGHTS and combines it with her local knowledge on Turkey’s social, political and economic aspects. She is well versed in both qualitative and quantitative research for the private and public sectors. An innovative methodologist, Cigdem is also an independent evaluator for the United Nations and asseses the performance of development projects.
Cigdem Penn has a strong understanding of policies, trends as well as public opinion. She is also one of the pioneers for the Corporate Reputation Index in Turkey and a frequent speaker and trainer about research methodologies. Cigdem is a seasoned moderator and facilitator, implementer of innovative projective techniques and public speaker. A member of ESOMAR, Turkish Association of Researchers as well as DEİK and TUGİAD, she is well-connected with international and national networks.
Cigdem, who has lived in three different countries and travelled many more, enjoys collecting local art and exploring new cultures. A mother of three, Cigdem offers great tips on how to look after babies, toddlers and teenagers.
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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!