Merhaba 👋 this is Asli, pronounced like the Aslan
from the Lion and the Witch and the Wardrobe.

I am an optimist passionate to build metaphorical bridges.


Bridging the East and the West

Born and raised in Turkey, a large peninsula that bridges the continents of Europe and Asia.
Designing in San Francisco, my second favorite city with seven hills after Istanbul. 
Giving back to my communities through, writing, speaking, and mentoring.

Bridging Software and Design

Studied computer science with a focus on human-computer interaction and architectural design at Stanford. Designed at Twitter, Periscope, and Autodesk, from ideation, UI/UX design, to prototyping.
Leading design and research at Humble Dot, a platform fostering stronger and happier teams. 

Bridging Technology and Mindfulness

Certified yoga teacher, teaching yoga and meditation to techies in offices and outdoors.
Sharing mindfulness with makers of technology, with the goal to recognize the larger impact
technology has on the human experience. 

Meditating at Esalen, where I go to recharge. ⛰ 🙏

Meditating at Esalen, where I go to recharge. ⛰ 🙏

Who are you?

If you ended up here, chances are you relate to me at some level.
Love to hear who you are, what brought you here, and how I can help you.