TEYMOUR ASHKAN, project associate

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Teymour Ashkan is a Project Associate on the Resource Mobilization team. In this capacity, he supports the organization's development of strategic and philanthropic partnerships, and advances thought leadership in the education and workforce space.

Prior to joining Opportunity@Work, Teymour worked as an Innovation Consultant for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Istanbul, co-founded a Turkish non-profit organization promoting volunteerism among young people, held a legal fellowship for a firm supporting asylum seekers, and did a short stint as an Implementation Consultant at the World Bank. Teymour is eager to use his background in philanthropy, law, and development management to support Opportunity@Work’s goals and future.