Doğa Arı, is a graphic designer who was born in Turkey in 1981. She received her bachelors in Graphics from Hacettepe University. After getting a few years of work experiences in the professional field, she was awarded a scholarship to study in Milan Polytechnic University, where she got a masters degree in Communication Design. After returning from Italy she enrolled in the doctoral program at Anadolu University, and began work as a teaching assistant at Uludağ University. She is now living in San Diego and doing research for her dissertation.