geo about usThe Gender Equality Office (GEO) is the coordinating and development hub of Koç University’s (KU) gender equality efforts. GEO is responsible for promoting gender equality in all aspects of the institution and serves as the main point of contact for students, staff, and alumni regarding gender equality issues.

GEO collaborates closely with each academic and administrative unit at KU to implement tailored guidelines, training, and awareness-raising programs, with the aim of sustainable institutionalization of gender equality. The office is dedicated to strategic innovation and works towards the advancement of gender equality in the institution while harnessing the energy created through various gender equality initiatives across the institution towards further progress in all aspects of equality.

GEO develops effective strategies, policies, and practices to address areas of improvement and nurture a campus climate characterized by gender equality. The office is open to all KU members as well as external parties seeking information, advice, or collaboration opportunities on gender equality in higher education and beyond.

Overall, the GEO is committed to promoting gender equality at KU and beyond through the development and implementation of effective programs, strategies, and policies that support a culture of inclusivity and diversity.