Didem Secer completed her high school education at Hamilton High School, Ohio, USA. She received her Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from Boğaziçi University in 1995. Following her graduation, she worked as an account executive in various advertising agencies for three years. From 1998 to 2000 she worked for Osmangazi Anatolian High School as an English Instructor. From 2000 to 2006 she worked for Yeditepe University as an English instructor. In 2006 she started working at İzmir University of Economics as an English instructor.