Born in 1964 in Kütahya, Turkey. She graduated from Hacettepe University’s Economics Department in 1985 and has got her Master’s degree from the same university in Banking and Capital Systems and its relationship with enterprises. Between 1986 and 1990, she did economical research studies on the Manufacturing Industries of Ankara at the Ankara Chamber of Industry and served as a Consultant to the Board. Between 1990 and 2000, she worked as branch manager of the Yapı Kredi Investment Securities Company in Ankara. She is currently working on entrepreneurship and employment policies as an expert consultant with certification from Ankara University ATAUM Jean Monnet Social Policies Training on European Union Social Policy and Projects, and has been working as the Ankara Operations Coordinator of TAGES since 2003.
She speaks native Turkish and is fluent in English.