Zeynep Zafer (Zeynep Ibrahimova) was born in 1958 in the village of Kornitsa (Bulgaria). When she was 15 years old she witnessed a bloody violence act caused by the attempts of the the communist regime to assimilate by force the Pomaks (Bulgarian speaking Muslims). During
She was born in 1862 in Istanbul. Topuz could not receive any formal education but she managed to educate herself by eagerly listening private lessons that her older brother taught. When she was 17, she married to Faik Bey and had 4 daughters from him.
Halide Edip was born in 1882. She became one of the symbols of independent Turkish women in Independence War period and the early modernist period in Turkey. In 1893, she started studying at Uskudar American Girls’ College. She was very fluent in English and her