The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest EIJC17 will take place on Friday 19, Saturday 20 and Sunday morning 21 May 2017, with a pre-conference Hack Day on Thursday 18 May.
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Zeynep Sentek

The Black Sea (theblacksea.eu)
Germany / Turkey
Zeynep is a Turkish journalist working for the non-profit investigative news platform The Black Sea (theblacksea.eu) on investigations, human rights, and workers’ rights.

She also coordinates The Black Sea's Turkey investigations, and is the liaison for its work with the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) network [https://eic.network/], where she is also a board member.

Zeynep holds an MA in Conflict and Security from the University of Sussex in the UK, and is currently a doctoral student at Heidelberg University in Germany, studying Turkish civil-military relations.

She was part of EIC’s cross-border investigations Football Leaks, Malta Files and Billions for Borders. With Malta Files, she and her team documented for the first time the offshore riches of Turkey’s then prime minister Binali Yildirim as well as the first family. Her other investigations include following the EU money given to Turkey for refugees, corruption in Turkish football, exploitative practices in the agriculture sector, violations of multinational companies manufacturing in Turkey, and child labor.