Born in Nicosia, Cyprus on 21st January, 1963. She completed her primary and secondary education in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her Bachelors of Arts Degree in the Department of Interpreting and Translating at Boğaziçi University in İstanbul, Turkey. She acquired a Masters of Arts Degree in the Department of English Language and Literature at Near East University where she started working as an English Language teacher in the Preparatory School in January 1991. She has worked in the foundation programmes of various other universities gaining valuable experience in teaching and co-ordinating. After returning to the English Preparatory School of this prestigious university she has been teaching since 2009, co-ordinating the medical students in the Preparatory School.