Tuğçe started as Project Assistant at WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities in October 2015. As an environmental engineer, she assists in the projects on building efficiency, air quality and public health through walking, cycling and reduction of GHG emissions by fuel efficiency and clean fuels. She also supports the stakeholder engagement for those projects.

Previously, she was an intern at Eskişehir Provincial Directorate of Environment and Urban Planning where she worked on environmental permits and management. Then, she worked as an intern for WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities, and continued to provide volunteer service for six months. She was already working for the projects within this volunteering period of time. While pursuing her Bachelor Degree, she also studied Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to assess emission dispersion, air pollution control and also solid waste management.

Tuğçe enjoys canoeing, ceramics and painting, traveling and early morning jogging.