Sena Zorlu is an international fellow of the Virginia Tech Center for Leadership in Global Sustainability focusing on Turkey. She is an entrepreneur from Turkey who is focusing on strategic planning, sustainable business and economic development. Her areas of interest are assessment tools, analytics and skill development methods for organizations. She is the founder and managing director of Sivilis Consulting, based in Istanbul, that gives research, strategic consulting and training services. Zorlu is on the board of several non-governmental organizations with a range of focuses including education, private sector development and democratization. She has been invited to speak about women’s entrepreneurship, policy formation for private sector development, sustainable business development and employability in conferences and universities. She also mentors and invests in startups that are creating social innovation.