Saliha is a Master's Candidate at Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service through the Pedro Arrupe Scholarship for Peace. The events of the past few years in her home country have shaped her experiences and solidified her interest in sustainability, development, and peace. Toward this goal, she has concentrated her studies on Science, Technology, and International Affairs. She received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and International Relations at Bogazici University in Istanbul. She also studied abroad at Sciences Po Paris with the Erasmus Program. Her interests include film analysis and wood carving.