E. Janset Batibay

Executive Director

Janset Batibay is a marketing and communications professional with more than 10 years of work experience in government, for-profit and nonprofit industries in both Turkey and the United States. Prior to her role at The American Turkish Society, Janset was in charge of marketing the Turkish and Art Law practices at Herrick, Feinstein, LLP; a mid-sized law firm headquartered in New York City with an international office in Istanbul, Turkey. Prior to that, Janset worked at The Turkish Culture and Tourism Office, Turkey's national tourism board in New York. Before moving to New York, she was representative of the Honorary Consul of Niger in Ankara, Turkey. In that role, she guided Turkish business leaders in their investments in Niger and connected them with various government officials. She was also in charge of organizing an emergency food aid ceremony during the famine of 2010 in Niamey, Niger. Janset holds an M.S. in International Communication Management from The Hague University, in the Netherlands and a B.S. in Translation and Interpretation (English-Turkish-French) from Bilkent University in Ankara.