Sohret Pakis studied economics at Bogazici University in Istanbul, and went on to receive her master’s degree in economic history at the same university. In 2004, she joined the Polin Waterparks team. She worked respectively as Human Resources, Sales and Marketing Manager until 2013. Pakis is now the Director of Marketing and Communications at Polin Group. She is now studying neuroscience in Istanbul and doing research to investigate the relationship between neuroscience and recreation and happy cities.