Dr. Eker received her MSN degree from Mersin University, Department of Midwifery, and her doctorate from Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa Florence Nightingale Nursing Faculty, Department of Women's Health and Diseases Nursing. She struggles to empower women, protect their health and increase the level of social well-being. She has articles, verbal/poster presentation, book chapters and is a referee in journals. She is the layout editor of Mersin University Health Sciences Journal. She also teaches undergraduate and graduate level courses. She developed the "Lactation Management Model" and was awarded an international congress (verbal presentation). She has also been providing breastfeeding counseling for a long time.