After graduating from Cultural Studies at Sabancı University in 2006, Ceren Yartan completed her MA in Comparative Literature at Washington University in St. Louis where she studied with a Fulbright scholarship. She worked as an editor and research specialist at cultural and arts organizations. She prepared publications and training on cultural policy. Her interests include cultural policies, participation mechanisms in culture and arts, and discussion on literature and feminism. She prepares and hosts 11 Minutes podcast. She is in charge of editorial coordination at MAD.