Senem Ekener was born and raised in the Asia Minor of the Bible. She graduated from Istanbul University with a BA in philosophy. After working in the secular media industry, Senem completed an extension program in media at the University of California, Los Angeles. She became a follower of Christ in 2002 after a strong encounter with the Holy Spirit. She is a member of Pera Resurrection Church, where she serves on the council and is part of the worship and preaching team. Senem has been serving as the country director of the Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) Turkey office since 2007, also as a speaker and teacher. Senem has produced many television and radio programs and is a regular program producer and host for SAT-7 Turk, a Christian satellite television channel. Her burden is to share the good news of Jesus with the Turkish speaking audiences and defend the uniqueness of Christ through the fields of academics, media, arts, society and the church. Senem also regularly teaches seminars with Hasat (Harvest) Ministries in Turkey.