Esme Bayar holds a Bachelor of Arts in European and Middle Eastern Languages from the University of Oxford. At the Hertie School, she studied international affairs with a continued focus on security and sustainability and developed her quantitative analysis skills. Her interests lie in anti-corruption, governance in areas of limited statehood, as well as social cohesion, gender and diversity. Esme’s professional experience ranges from political risk analysis to public relations and communications. Throughout her studies, she worked at the digital consultancy RCKT and engaged in initiatives to support refugees in Berlin.
Master’s thesis title
Gender mainstreaming in international development: What makes for good practice? A case study of a project that supports refugees and host communities in the Near East