Şeyma Döğücü

Mayor, Sancaktepe Municipality

She was born in 1965 in Çorum. After graduating from Çorum Imam Hatip High School, she graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Law in 1987.

She has worked as an Executive Board Member in several non-governmental organizations such as the Mazlum-Der (The Association for Human Rights and Solidarty for the Oppressed), Lawyers Association, Lawyer Ladies Association, IHH (Humanitarian Relief Foundation), Research and Culture Foundation and voluntarily worked on the field of human rights.With the founding of the AK Party in 2002, she joined politics as a founding member of the Istanbul Women's Branch and had performed as Head of Provincial Women's Branch Election Affairs, Head of Political and Legal Affairs Unit, Head of Local Governments Unit and Head of Sancaktepe District Women's Branch. She was elected as Sancaktepe Municipal parliament member in the local elections in 2009. Following her election as a member of the executive board at the AK Party Provincial Congress in 2012, she served as the Head of the Public Relations Department. She became a vice mayor of Sancaktepe between 2013 -2014.In the general elections held on June 7, 2015 and June 24 2018 , the AK Party was nominated as the First Regional Deputy of Istanbul.She was appointed as the head of the AK Party Istanbul Women's Branch in December 2015.She was elected as the Mayor of Sancaktepe in the March 31 ,2019 Local Administrations Elections.