She completed a Bachelor's degree from the School of Tourism and Hotel Management, Travel Management and Tourism Guidance Program at Adnan Menderes University (2008). She earned a Master's degree (2011) in Tourism Management at the Institute of Social Sciences, Dokuz Eylül University. She acquired Ph.D. degree (2017) in Tourism Management at the Institute of Social Sciences, Adnan Menderes University. She is currently a member of the Central Advisory Board at the Aegean Region Cultural Heritage Research and Application Center. Additionally, she has been working as an active tourist guide at the national level within the Ministry of Culture and Tourism since 2008. Her research interests include tourism management, accessible tourism, tourist guiding, information and communication technologies in tourism enterprises, entrepreneurship.