Öykü Kurt Özkara was born in İzmir. She completed her undergraduate education in the Law Department at Yaşar University. After completing her legal internship in Ankara, she did an internship in the Finance and Control Department at a private company in Germany.

Since 2022, she has been practicing law. She is currently a master’s student in the Science and Technology Policy Studies program at Middle East Technical University, where she continues her academic studies.

She is fluent in English and German, and she has an interest in painting and music. She also manages aviation and space projects and a website called “evimuzay”.