Burcu describes her life purpose as facilitating inner change and transformation to live a more authentic life. Navigating through various roles at home and at work, in different phases of her life journey, such as investment banker, working mother, housewife, entrepreneur, coach and facilitator, and single parent, she is now aware of her key role: "mind-shifter" and "heart-opener".
With over 3,500 hours of coaching, Burcu is an ICF-certified master coach (MCC) working primarily as an Executive Coach and an organizational relationship systems coach (ORSC) with leaders and leadership teams. As a faculty leader in Adler Coaching School, Burcu trains, mentors, and supervises new professional coaches. Furthermore, as a Senior Associate at Pluribus, a global company focusing on diversity and inclusion, unconscious bias, and inclusive leadership she designs and facilitates awareness-raising programs on DE&I and unconscious biases.
From a feeling of mission and life purpose, Burcu carries out programs on women’s leadership and empowerment, such as "Feminine Leadership in Action" that she offers to corporations for their women managers. She is a global faculty leader for "Coming Into Your Own", a leadership program offered to women globally for over 25 years. Furthermore, as a certified Council Guide, Burcu explores and disseminates earth-based teaching and traditions of Native Americans, namely Medicine Wheels of Delicate Lodge.
Burcu holds a BA in Business Administration from Bosphorus University and an MBA from George Washington University. She is a mother of two young adults, whom she says, are her significant teachers in life. To honor her values of freedom, exploration, and connection, Burcu enjoys spending time in nature, on the sea, in her women's circles, or in her inner world.