Esra Karakaya is a music and media scientist, journalist and grassroots activist. As a daughter of Turkish and Korean immigrants she has been involved in various minority communities for many years in her hometown Berlin. Esra is a seeker and always on the lookout for the sound that makes her heart sway.
Updated May 2017
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Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya and Fellow Dennis Enßlen featured participants at Z2X
Congratulations to Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya and Fellow Dennis Enßlen for their featured participation in Z2X!
My car is my safe space
Senior Fellow and journalist Esra Karakaya presents her TV shows wearing a headscarf. In a recent interview published in the German daily Der Tagesspiegel, she talks about omnipresent prejudices, stigmatisation and everyday racism in Germany.
Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya featured as Zeit Campus Magazine's 30 under 30
Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya is featured on the cover photo of the most recent Zeit Campus magazine. Why? Esra was named as one of the 30 most important under 30-year-old who are transforming Germany.
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Today we are launching our new mentoring program for the Action Projects of our 2019 Fellows.
Reflective Essay on John Lewis Fellowship
Fellows' Collective Critiques of the 2017 Appeal for Human Rights
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John Lewis Fellows Reflective Essays 2017
Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya hosts an online talk show BlackRockTalk, discussing social phenomenas and global experiences from a youthful and intellectual perspective.
25 Women Using their Voices to Move Our Society
German Senior Fellow Esra Karakaya (Atlanta, 2017) was featured by Edition F Magazine.