Born and raised in Boston, Massachusettes, Zeynep completed her undergraduate degree in International Business, minor in Marketing from Northeastern University. During her undergraduate degree she gained CO-OP experiences in finance, technology and public relations – in locations such as Paris, New York City and Istanbul. She later moved to New York City and worked at the global leading advertising firm, DraftFCB. In 2009, she moved to Istanbul where she established CO-OP / International CO-OP at Bahcesehir University. She recieved her Executive MBA degree and is a Ph.D candidate from Bahcesehir University. Today, she is involved in developing various international projects for the university and is the Marketing Executive for BAU Branding.