Meltem is an independent content creator and pod producer. She produces and presents Sesta at Island Talks, and Buffer-Out! at the Home for Cooperation. She is also a project officer at Podcasting for Diversity and Inclusion (PODIP) project. She holds a bachelor’s degree in European Studies from Zuyd Hogeschool during which she completed an exchange semester at Sciences Po Lyon, and a pre-master’s at Maastricht University. She holds a master’s degree in Arts and Culture with a specialisation in Politics and Society from Maastricht University. Meltem has been professionally active since 2011 and worked at the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC-IV), Maastricht University, Interreg Euregio Meuse-Rhine, Zuyd Hogeschool, and ARTE.