Humphrey Alumni Association brought Turkish alumni members together with Turkish Fulbright Commission and US Embassy Ankara officials at the 21st Humphrey Alumni Association Annual Reception, on Feb 05, 2016 in TAA-Turkish American Association Exhibition Hall. Humphrey alumni Utku Cakirozer (2008-2009) who is a member of Turkish Parliament was also among alumni members attended the event. 

Association President Aysegul Cerci opened the reception with welcoming speech, highlighting the past year’s events and developments, particularly the importance and functions of the Association’s website ( for alumni members as well as potential candidates and the public in general. Because the website is the main tool for communicating the Association’s aims and activities and for providing visibility for alumni members’ professional work as they share. US Embassy Public Affairs officer Jonathan Hennick, expressed his appreciation for Turkish Humphrey Alumni members and the Association Board for their efforts and effective work to keep the alumni network vibrant, connected and productive despite the small size of the group. 

It has always been a joyful event for Turkish Humphrey Alumni to meet with and strengthen our ties to fellow alumni friends, Turkish Fulbright Commission and US Embassy Ankara officials in annual gatherings.