Yasin Duman studied BA in Psychology at Bogazici University and MA in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Sabanci University. Yasin provided individual counseling to Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Şanlıurfa and Mardin as part of the protection projects conducted by Concern Worldwide and Welthungerhilfe (WHH). He also worked as an assistant for Migration Friendly Cities Project in Coventry (the United Kingdom). Following Art Therapy training he received at Birmingham Centre for Art Therapy, he worked as a staff consultant at WHH Mardin Office, MSYD-ASRA Ankara Office, YYD Hatay and Şanlıurfa Offices, and International Organization for Migration Offices in Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Hatay, and İzmir. Yasin's area of specialization includes individual and group counseling services, psychosocial support, conflict analysis and management, peace education, and research on interpersonal and intergroup relations, social cohesion, and integration.
Merve Kurt studied at Bogazici University (BA) and Sabanci University (MA) where her research focused on gender and identity. Merve provided individual counseling to Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Ankara, Gaziantep, and Mardin as part of the protection projects conducted by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Association for Solidarity with Asylum Seekers and Migrants (ASAM-SGDD). She is also an artist and uses art methods in her works on social cohesion and well-being. She also worked as an assistant for Migration Friendly Cities Project in Coventry (the United Kingdom). She provided art based consultancy to Welthungerhilfe Mardin Office staff. Merve is a certified Montessori Trainer and has conducted training projects for various groups. Her area of specialization includes child and women protection against sexual and gender-based violence, social cohesion, cultural diversity, ethics, and privacy in the workplace.