President, EWORA (European Women Rectors Association)
Professor Gulsun Sağlamer obtained her MS from the School of Architecture in İstanbul Technical University (ITU). She carried out her post-doctoral studies at the Martin Centre, Department of Architecture-University of Cambridge.
In 1996-2004, she was the rector of İstanbul Technical University. She was the first woman rector in Turkey. She is an Executive Committee Member of the International Association of University Presidents (IAUP) (2003-), President of CMU (Community of Mediterranean Universities) (2012- ) and President of European Women Rectors Association (EWORA). In 2005-2009 she was a member of the board of the European University Association (EUA). Later she was elected to the board of trustees in Kadir Has University (2006-2014) and as the president of the Council for Technology and Technoparks in Turkey.
She has received several architectural prizes and Honoris Causa doctorates.