Ruhat Gülçin Kırdar was born in Artvin in 1959, and moved with his family to Bursa in 1971. She studied administration and economics in Izmir and Istanbul. From 1983 to 2001 Kırdar worked in various companies in the management and in 2003 came to Berlin with husband and son. Since 2012, Kırdar has been running the blog Kadının Kaleminden (Women Writing), with the aim, among other things, of encouraging other women to express themselves through literature. For two years now, Kırdar has been organising theme evenings at the Omayra Cultural Centre entitled: Söz uçar yazı kalır (Words fly away, the written remains), in which social issues are discussed from a women’s perspective.
Ruhat Gülçin Kırdar