Tugçe Akbulut (TR, 1987) is the founder of Cross Change. She has a background as a space designer and as an art director. The last 2 years she has been working together with the NGO Imece on social innovation. During these two years, she has run social entrepreneurship incubation programs as a coordinator. She started to use her skill as a designer to design programs and collaborations to support change-makers and impact entrepreneurs with the aim to create change. During this journey, she established her enterprise “Cross Change”, a cross-disciplinary collaboration lab and started to curate creative professionals and other disciplines for social, cultural, environmental impact-oriented projects. With Cross Change, she is designing experimental spaces as a facilitator to stimulate connections between disciplines, people and cultures.