Upon receiving her high school diploma back in 2017, Lama majored in Multimedia Design in the American University of Sharjah, then later on moved to Bahçeşehir University in Turkey in order to continue her studies. She is currently a third year student majoring in Communication Design and is planning to pursue higher education in order to become a professor within the field of Typography or Art History.
Lama joined Istanbul&I in 2019 as a volunteer for the English Speaking Club (ESC) and later on became part of the Communications team. Throughout the time she spent assisting the team alongside with her university courses, she started developing strategic skills in order to understand the world of social media more accurately. She has taken part in freelancing beforehand, which enriched her experience regarding photography, graphic design, video editing, and so on. Lama’s ongoing passion for what she does helps her with her tasks as the Communications Coordinator of Istanbul&I. She is responsible for running Istanbul&I’s social media pages, as well as its YouTube channel and monthly newsletter.