Yaren joined the WRI Türkiye team as an Executive Assistant in July 2022. Prior to joining WRI, she worked as an Editor and Project Assistant at United Cities and Local Governments Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) and as an English translator at Huawei Turkey.

Yaren received her undergraduate degree in English Translation and Interpreting from Beykent University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.