She was born in 1973,Izmir and has completed secondary and high school in Izmir Ozel Fatih Lisesi.She graduated from Ege University, Faculty of Letters, English Lananguage and Literature Department in 1995 and started working as an English teacher in Ozel Fatih Lisesi the same year. She attended courses in England in 1997 and 2005 at Sidmouth International Language School and received certificates of "Overseas Teacher of English" She joined the team of Izmir University of Economics in 2003.