Ali Ercan Ozgur holds a Ph.D. from Marmara University on the “Development Agencies in Turkey under the auspices of the EU”. He also holds a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Marmara University and an MSc in Governance and Development Management degree from the University of Birmingham. Ali Ercan is currently the founder and Managing Director of IDEMA International Development Partners and co-founder of Needs Map, Inogar (Innovation Garage) and InogarArt (Art Incubation Center). Needs Map is a non-profit platform co-op where people in need meet the people who want to support. Our map-based platform enables supporters to see location-based needs (around their neighborhoods, city of their interest, etc.), thus serving to create responsible communities.