Tuğçe started as a Project Assistant with WRI Türkiye in October 2015.

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 Türkiye 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.