Verda Uyar completed her BA degree in Sociology and Media and Communications double major program from Istanbul Bilgi University as of 2018 and currently pursuing her MA in Social Policy at Boğaziçi University.
She attended political science and international relations courses at Sciences Po Paris, where she was an Erasmus exchange student for 6 months during 2015-2016 academic year. Before and during her bachelor degree, she participated in several journalism programs including one at the European Forum, and completed her first internship at Hurriyet Newspaper’s International News Services.
She is currently working as an editor at Turkey’s first political fact-checking website, Doğruluk Payı and as a research assistant at Social Policy Forum. Her research interests include political communication, social inequality, and minority rights.