Seda Cebe, Senior Finance and Administrative Associate, E2A

Seda Cebe, Senior Finance and Administrative Associate, E2A

Seda began her career as an Accounting Specialist at Tepe Group and then worked as an Account Executive at Intervo International Trade Company in  Istanbul, Turkey. Seda joined Pathfinder International and ESD Project in 2009 as an Accounting & Administrative Assistant to perform month end closes bank reconciliations, manage the preparation of independent contractor agreements, assist in grant management, and coordinate staff travel. Later, in 2011, she became the Senior Finance and Administrative Associate with E2A Project  to work on budget preparation, modifications to missions’ buy-ins, subagreements, consultancies, annual workplan activities, preparation for required financial reports in accordance with award terms and conditions, and analysis and monitoring of monthly E2A spending. She also conducts periodic meetings to review results, partners’ invoices, and cash flow projections; coordinates with field offices regarding financial issues and resolution; and actsb as a resource to field offices by performing grant management.

Seda received her BA in Economics from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. She also has her Budget and Finance Certificate from Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies. Seda is a native Turkish speaker and an elementary German speaker.

When asked why she is passionate about expanding access to family planning and reproductive health, Seda says: 

“Family planning empowers women and saves their lives. Reaching out to vulnerable young people and educating them about reproductive health can help shape their futures.”