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Özlem Özgür Arıkan

Özlem Özgür Arıkan is a pharmacist, a bicycle activist and a member of ÇITTA. As a part of ÇITTA, she  encourages people to perceive bicycles as a mean of transportation that is sustainable and can take place in daily life, while taking part in initiatives that increase their use safely in the city. As a pharmacist, she raises awareness by talking about the health effects of cycling, to achieve a positive social change in her society.

In the pursuit of Sustainable Mobility in the Future of Cities, in Mersin she will help the development of the workshop on how cycling can become a part of daily life for urban and individual health. She will continue to support to Mersin CityLab for the integration of bicycle use in the area and its users.