Betul was born in Istanbul where she was trained and worked as an architect. She moved to Amsterdam in 2012.
Over the years she has incorporated photography and graphic design to express herself and engage with the themes of migration, human development, and participation. She organised exhibitions, workshops, and worked in many organisations related to forced migration in different roles. At Framer Framed, she works on communication and PR, focusing on visual and written content on social media channels.