She graduated in the first place from Hacettepe University in 1989. She won the ?hsan Dogramac? Superior Merit Award and Science Incentive Award. She earned her pilot’s license from Republic of Turkey Ministry of Transport. She studied about counseling on assisted reproductive techniques at Liverpool Women’s Hospital Reproductive Medicine Unit in the United Kingdom on the British Council Research Scholarship. She earned a certificate in management and leadership in nursing. She is an active member of the Thematic Network leadership workgroup. She studied as a research scholar at Kent State University College of Nursing in 2006. In 2007, she worked on a project named “Development of Leadership Skills in Nursing Doctoral Students” at University of Michigan Faculty of Nursing on an international research scholarship which was supported by International Network for Doctoral Education in Nursing (INDEN) and Sigma Theta Tau and provided to only three people around the world every year. She worked as a research assistant at Hacettepe University School of Nursing in the Maternity and Women's Health Nursing Division from 1990 to 1997. She was promoted to assistant professor in 1998, associate professor in 2006 and professor in 2012. She worked as a Co-Head of Nursing Department, Erasmus Department Coordinator, Head of Strategic Planning Group and board member of Hacettepe University Women’s Research and Implementation Center (HUWRICH) between 2009 and 2011. Her interest subjects are sexuality and reproductive health and management and leadership. She is a member of national and international nurse’s organizations such as INDEN and Sigma Theta Tau. She has been working as a Director of Nursing Services at Hacettepe University Hospitals between 2012-2016 and Founding Dean of Faculty of Nursing. She has published more than 90 papers, 20 grant projects, eight books as an editor and author, and more than 120 presentations in the national and international. She has also invited speaker more than 60 congresses and symposium. She had a founder Dean Faculty of Health Science in ?stinye University and Director of Nursing of MLPCare between 2016-2018. She currently works as a Dean of the Faculty of Health Science and Head of Department of Nursing in Atil?m University.