This is the third post in our multi-part series “Global Insights on Chicago’s Tech Sphere” detailing the experiences of our Professional Fellows from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, and Slovenia as they discover more about Chicago’s thriving innovation community, and how it compares to their home countries. Part 3: On Inspiring Chicago By Ivana Čuljak, Croatia

In October 2014, Bess Featherstone and Maureen Meehan of strategic communications firm Jasculca Terman served as fellowship hosts for Sezin Dereci, a participant in the U.S. Department of State Professional Fellows Program organized by WorldChicago. Ms. Dereci from Istanbul, Turkey works for the Third Sector Foundation of Turkey, which works