Meltem Akçora was born in Izmir, in 1974 and completed her elemantary, second and high school education in Izmir Ozel Fatih High School. She received her BA degree in English Language and Literature from the Aegean University in 1996. She started her teaching career at Izmir Ozel Fatih High School in the same year. During her education and teaching career she has been to England and to the United States to further her knowledge of English. She has worked in Izmir Ozel Fatih High School for 9 years until joining the IUE as an English instructor in 2005.