Duygu Söyler Aytaç was born in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey in 1992. After attending Istanbul High School, she obtained a BA in Political Science and International Relations from Boğaziçi University. During her undergraduate studies, she spent one semester at Sciences Po Paris as an exchange student. She later attended Central European University in Budapest and completed an MA in Political Science. During her MA, she specialized in Political Communication and wrote her MA thesis on the impact of the new political order on Turkey’s dissident media. Later on, she worked at Infakto Research Workshop where she conducted social and political research. She is currently working as Senior Director at GRF, and is fluent in Turkish, English, and German.