Tugdem Hudan Tezel was born and raised in Northern Cyprus. She has completed her Bachelor’s degree at METU with honors in TEFL and her Master’s degree at University of Warwick in ELT (Studies and Methods). In addition to this, she also holds an ICELT certificate. Her career consisted working in multiple language schools in London. She also has experience working with young learners and special needs students. She has researched gender differences in children’s storybooks. Nowadays, she is interested in creating non – gender biased storybooks for children and develop her storytelling skills.