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continued from page 17 Born from Hope which includes an interview with Mehmet Zaman Saclioglu; The Power of Innovation researched with Zehra Ipsiroglu; and lastly the book she co-authored with Sefik GÖRKEY titled To Be a Physician. While Türkan Saylan received many awards in her life, she was unable to attend the ceremony for her Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Bosphorous University due to her medical condition. Türkan Saylan who served as President of The Association for Contemporary Life ÇYDD, gained media attention when her home was searched during the 12th Ergenekon operation. Prof.. Dr. Türkan Saylan was 74 years old when we lost her. w AWARDS

“Atatürk Principles and Revolution Award” Istanbul University (1996), “Our Country’s Women of the Year Award” (1990), “Melvin Jones Award” (1991), “Atatürk Supporter Service Award” İncirli Lions (1996), “KUVAN to the National Award” Golden

Horn Rotary (1997), “Fahrettin Kerim Gökay Award” Turkish Lions Foundation (1997), “Turkey Farmers Union Solidarity Prize” (1998), “75th Year Award” Turkish Women’s Union Branch Şişli. (1998), “Uğur Mumcu - Muammer Aksoy Award” ADD Istanbul Branch (1999), “Rifat Ilgaz Cultural Center Honors” award (2000), “Foyer des Artistes Agency Award” Italy (2001), The long-term service and bringing lazar Patients’ perspective “Patients’ Rights Association, and the patient Yakın Year Award 2001”, “Atatürk Award” America / Atatürk Society (2001), “Art Institute Honor Award” (2002), “Atatürk / Modernity Award” World Atatürk Supporting Organizations (10 November 2003), “Outstanding Service Award” Yildiz Technical University (2004),

“Education Award” TED College, “Self-less service” principle of examples of behavior, “100th Years Professional Achievement Award” Rotary Club, “Human Rights Award” Izmir Karsiyaka Municipality (2004), “Turkey’s Best of Educators Award - Tempo Magazine (2004), University of Culture in Istanbul University between students and faculty members “The Courageous Woman of the Year Award” (2004), “Puduhepa Award” - Adana Kütür Art Association (2005), “Professional Services Award” Ankara Emek Rotary Club (October 2005), “Social Peace Prize” Peace Radio, “Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Solidarity Award” - SODEV Social Democracy Foundation (2005), “Good Ol Heart Award” Turkish Heart Foundation (2006), “Successful Business Woman of the Year Award” World News (2006), “PULL Education Award”, Contemporary Education Cooperative (2006).

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Voice of Ataturk  

The Atatürk Society of America

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The Atatürk Society of America

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