Yasemin Ortwein studied journalism and public relations in Ankara where she was born and raised. She continued her studies in Creative Writing in California, USA. She lived, worked and raised a family in the USA, Gabon (West Africa), United Kingdom and Germany. After relocating to her home-country in 2012, she worked as an English teacher and translator/interpreter. She translated works of Kazuo Ishiguro, winner of Nobel Prize for Literature (2017). She has been working as a presenter and MC for Speaker Agency since 2013.