Meriç Soylu was born in 1973. After graduating from Boğaziçi University English Language and Literature department, she received her master's degree from Boston University College of Communication. She worked at the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts between 1998 and 2005, first at the box office and protocol, then at the marketing departments. In 2004, she took part in the coordination of the Foundation's Şimdi Now Festival in Berlin. Meriç Soylu began working at İş Sanat in 2005. She was the director of İş Sanat since 2006.

We will miss our friend and colleague Meriç dearly. We would like to express our sincere condolences to her family, her friends, her colleagues at İşSanat and the culture and arts community.