Meet our Assistants
Ms. Sinem Ayintapli
Sinem Ayintapli is a student in International Relations at the Free Institute for the Study of International Relations in Paris. She will join the University of Thessaloniki in Greece for an academic semester abroad on European affairs and migration issues.
Sinem has worked as an analyst at the French Observatory of New Silk Roads (OFNRS) centered on the Middle East region and as vice-president at the MUN (Model United Nations) association in charge of training students as future diplomats.
As a Kurd who grew up in France, Sinem has a great interest in the political relations between Europe and the Middle East, migration policies, and human rights. She is committed to the lasting resolution of conflicts in the region in order to bring stability and peace while respecting peoples and cultures.
Ms. Ayintapli will continue her studies after her bachelor's degree through a master's degree in international governance, allowing her to integrate international organizations and to study further the subjects she is interested in.
Miyuki Komeda holds a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Essex, where her dissertation focused on the relationship between soft power diplomacy and international images between the United States and China.
She earned her Bachelor’s degree in economics from Soka University in Japan with her thesis examined the effects of rearmament and disarmament by comparing the cases of United States and Russia.
Prior to completing her master’s course, she experienced internships at an international NGO, local government and NPO.