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İpek Barut Garip was born on 19th of November in 1979 in Nicosia, the capital city of Cyprus. She went to Şehit Tuncer Primary School and Bayraktar Secondary School. In 1996, after graduating from Lefkoşa Türk Lisesi, she studied in the Department of English Language and Literature at Near East University and completed her studies successfully in 2001. Later, in the same year she went to England to do her masters degree and she graduated from the Department of Applied Linguistics in TEFL. After returning to Cyprus she started to work as a lecturer at the Preparatory School of Near East University.
She has attended various conferences and seminars in Cyprus and abroad. İpek Barut Garip is married and has one daughter.