Anastasiya Özkan was born and lived in city of Perm (Russia). After she graduated the high school specialized in foreign languages, she entered The State Pedagogical University of Perm in 1998, the faculty of foreign languages (French and English) and graduated in 2003.

She started to work as a teacher of French and English in 2003 in secondary school of Perm. She came to Turkey for permanent living in 2008. She worked at courses of foreign languages (Russian and English) during several months. She joined Izmir University of Economics in September 2009.