For the last 12 years, Sezis Okut has been working for non-profit organisations and enterprises in the USA, London in roles ranging from events coordinator, project coordinator and project manager, and for the last five years, she has been part of the civil society in Cyprus working towards reconciliation through youth empowerment.
She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Masters Degree in Finance and she is a certified project manager. She managed a project with a budget of 350,000 Euros funded by the UNDP-ACT between January 2012-July 2013.
She is currently co-managing an European Union funded project called, Youthopia, with a budget of 377,000 Euros. She is a true believer in youth empowerment and entrepreneurship, and is founder of a start-up called Mystery Cyprus. She is also a co-founder of the first co-working space in northern part of Cyprus called Hive Cy.