Tansu is a business-savvy engineer, having work experience in software development and currently working as a Business Analyst at Amazon. She is from Istanbul, Turkey and graduated from St. George’s Austrian High School. Tansu held her Bachelors of Engineering degree in Information Systems Engineering from both Istanbul Technical University and State University of New York at Binghamton. She then proceeded with her Master of Engineering Management degree at Duke University. She has been in the United States since 2011 and lived in New York, North Carolina, Orlando and now in Seattle. Tansu has been very involved with extracurricular activities. In school, she was a part of the student recruiting committee, where she was leading orientations and conducting sessions with admitted/prospective students. She also volunteered in organizations in Florida, who help children with terminal illnesses. Tansu also likes traveling – she traveled abroad to 13 countries in the last year.