Melis finished her bachelor degree in Hacettepe University, Turkey at the department of International Relations. And she is going to start her master studies in University of Graz. She worked in Turkey in one EU project as a project assistant intern for the ministry of transportation. Also, from 2015-2017 she worked in student community as a board member and organized several events regarding current political, economic and social issues in her university with ambassadors, politicians, academicians etc. Currently she is working as a project assistant at Jubel Festival, mainly focusing on European Whispers process and content.