Dr. Zehra Gungor, Owner of the Stage PR Turkey, Past President of IPRA
Dr. Zehra GÜNGÖR (Turkey) did her academic career in communication field, though, her BA in English Literature. Her MA thesis called “Total Quality Management in PR”. She was accepted for doctorate to International Relations and Communications Institute. She completed her thesis “Communications Management in Diplomacy”. She lectures in Okan University in Istanbul for Communication and Publicity.
Dr. Güngör had worked as an economy journalist for 20 years before founding a PR consultant company STAGE Communications Consultancy (1999). During her journalism career, she was awarded as “the best journalist of the year” for three times by Turkish Journalist Association. In her PR career, she was rewarded by many institutions as well. She worked as a journalist in McGrawHill Publications-New York.
Today, she has been running STAGE Communication Consultancy and her organisation and event company, 9 Organisation. She was the 2014 President of IPRA and board member for seven years and Jury Chair of Golden World Awards for three years.
She is the member of TUHID (Turkish Public Relations Association),the founding member and vice president of KAGIDER (Turkish Women’s Entrepreneurs Association).