Zeynep has received her BA degree from Hacettepe University Sociology Department and she is continuing her MA at Hacettepe University Sociology too. She took part in gender studies and social research community’s activities when she was BA student. Also she took part in EU Grand Projects as a Gender Equality Trainer. She carried out voluntary work in NGO’s on youth studies, woman enpowerment, refugee issues. Again, she worked full time in NGO’s in case management, protection departments. Within her academic studies, she focuses on refugees, asylum seekers and migration sociology field.