Class of 2023
University of Pennsylvania ,
Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business
Wharton Concentration: Finance and Marketing
Minor: Consumer Psychology
Defne is a rising sophomore originally from Turkey who speaks 4 languages and has lived in Belgium, Poland and Costa Rica. She is obtaining a dual degree in International Studies at the College of Arts and Sciences and in Business at Wharton (Early Decision) while pursuing a Spanish target language. In her free time Defne enjoys playing the piano, canvas painting and learning new languages.
In high school, Defne was heavily involved in MUN, creating her own school conference and serving as Secretary General, competed in Speech and Debate and Student Government. She also founded microfinance, Speech and Debate, Student Government and several volunteering initiatives.