Fulya Kaya was born in 1968 in Ankara. After recieving her BA degree in English Language Teaching from the Hacettepe University in 1991, she moved to the U.S. and lived in Miami,FL from 1992 to 2002. She started her teaching career at the Florida Language Center in 1998 and worked there until 2001 as an administrator/instructor. During 2002 she returned to Turkey and taught English at the Tarsus American College before she joined the IEU staff in 2004.She also holds the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), which she obtained while teaching at the Florida Language Center in 2000. She currently works as as Instructor in the English Preparatory Department