Prior to joining Genesys Works, Yanki Hancioglu served as the eTutoring Program Coordinator for three years at The School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA), a US-based, Afghan-led nonprofit organization that operates Afghanistan’s first and only all-girls boarding school. As Coordinator, Yanki managed and supported over 75 pairs of tutors and tutees on a yearly basis who participate in virtual exchange sessions. Yanki’s prior experience also includes youth coaching and professional teaching in the United States and abroad. He moved to the United States from his native Turkey at the age of 12, and completed his BA in International Relations at Hamilton College and his MA in Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. He is particularly passionate about discovering systematic ways of achieving economic and social equality, both nationally and worldwide.