Gülçin Güvençli was born in Antalya in 1976. She completed her high school education at Izmir Fatih High School . She, then, received her BA degree as an Honour Student in English Language Teaching from Middle East Technical University in 1998. After working in tourism and finance, she started her teaching career at Izmir Ege High School in September 2000. In her first year there, she got a Certificate in English Language Teaching from the British Council. In addition to teaching English at all levels, she worked as a student project advisor, prepared movie nights and end-of-year shows for students. She also organised the first exchange program with Italy. She joined Izmir University of Economics in September 2003. During her eighteen years teaching experience, she attended several seminars on Real Communication in EFL Classrooms, Practical Applications of NLP, using the Internet for ELT, using Pictures in the Classrooms and Classroom Management Skills. She holds many certificates on teaching such as Teaching Grammar, Teaching Vocabulary, Teaching Generation Z Students, Maximising Learner Outcomes, Language Analysis and so on. She holds a Certificate of Achievement for being a committee member of the 1st ELT Conference given by IUE, as well. Since June 2018, she has been working as a member of Curriculum and Material Development Unit.