Çisil Olcar received her Bachelor’s degree in architecture from Yıldız Technical University in 2000 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) from Auburn University, USA in 2003. As an architect, she worked for architectural offices in the US until 2009. Her primary areas of work include design and renovation of educational facilities, retail centers, office buildings and residential communities.

She founded her own architectural office in 2009. Since then, her design practise continues and she works as a lecturer in İzmir University of Economics. She is also studying PhD at Izmir Institute of Technology in Construction Management.