Sena Adalı was born in İzmir in 1994. She studied Visual Communication Design at Yaşar University between 2012 and 2017. In 2016, she went to Czechia as an Erasmus student and took courses in the Faculty of Multimedia Communications in Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně. After her graduation, she worked as a designer for two years and got professional experience in web design, social media, motion graphics, and newsletter design.

In 2019, she started to study master's in Graduate School of Fine Arts, Dokuz Eylül University. She continued to work as a designer during the first year of her master's studies. In March 2020, she took the exam for the research assistant position at İzmir University of Economics and her career in the academy started. Sena Adalı completed her master studies with her thesis entitled “The Use of New Technologies in Illustration After 2000”. Following her graduation, she was accepted as a PhD student in Design Studies at İzmir University of Economics.

She has been working as a research assistant since September 2020 and so far she has assisted teaching in courses such as Art and Design I, Art and Design II, Interaction Design Fundamentals, Portfolio Design and Porfessional Practice.

She has also involved as a designer in many projects within İzmir University of Economics where she works as a research assistant and a PhD student.