Staff

 E.Kaynak – Board Member
Sir Kaynak is one of the founding members of Stichting Help Kobanê.  A Kurd himself, he has long been involved with projects aimed at increasing awareness and visibility for the Kurdish issue.

B.Colak – Board Member
Sir Colak is one of the founding members of Stichting Help Kobanê, and oversees all financial matters for the foundation. As a member of the Kurdish community, he has long been involved in projects dedicated to raising awareness and visibility for the Kurdish Question.

K. Mason – Sir Mason studied Conflict and Human Rights at Utrecht University. He specialized in the Middle East, with his academic research focusing on the social and political configurations of Kurdistan and the surrounding regions. Through his studies, he has traveled to Rojava twice and hopes to go again in the future. He has been active in Stichting Help Kobanê since October 2015.

A.Stein – Communication and Project Coordinator – Honorary Board Member
A recent graduate of Utrecht University with a Master’s in Conflict Studies and Human Rights, Aviva is an expert in the Middle East North Africa region, specifically regarding the Syrian Civil War and the legitimacy of conflict strategies and claims to power. She traveled to Rojava in October 2015, where she met Stichting Help Kobanê and subsequently joined.