Hilal Gerçek studied physics but during her education, she recognized it was not a good choice for her. She volunteered for IEEE METU Student Branch, focused on technology based entrepreneurship, university-industry relations, career events, web-site contests for high school students, co-opearations with science parks and incubation centers.
After the project she worked as an assistant called “Gördüm Duydum Biliyorum” which aims to include disabled people to society, she changed her mind totally and decided to work for social good.
She volunteered for TurkishWIN for one year, which aims to inspire mostly business women via talks and events.
The crucial step of her life started with SOGLA (Social Entrepreneurship Young Leaders Academy). She completed her campus representetive mission for SOGLA last year, now she is the Academic and Corporte Relations Coordinator for SOGLA. They aim to initiate and train youngsters for sustainable social entrepreneurship.
Also, she is Organizational Development Assistant for AFS Turkey. She is working for creating and conducting trainings, workshops about Intercultural Learning as an organizer and trainer, all around the Turkey and abroad.
She followed her dreams, never take action what is memorized. She loves and feels passionate what she does. This is the path she follows.