Gizem Oktay has graduated from Yeditepe University with full scholarship. Although her major is Nutrition and Dietetics, she forged a career path in copywriting and design. She worked for several advertising agencies and start ups on copywriting, design, digital marketing and project management. She served for brands like Ciragan Palace Kempinski Istanbul, Evidea, Abdi İbrahim, Doğuş Holding, İpragaz and such.
Oktay gives workshops on screen printing and DIY production. She gave workshops to NGOs as well as foundations like Pera Museum and Koleksiyon. She attended the InnoCampus Start Up Program with her business idea on gender equality amongst kids.