As an actress, Türkiz has been confronted with established clichés. As a political scientist with a graduate degree, she is engaged in political education for youths and enjoys doing five different things simultaneously. She loves sütlaç and has been writing about German-Turkish stories since 2013 in her blog. She has been with renk. since autumn 2014, conducts interviews and makes video portraits. Her goal is to break down clichés and show German-Turks from another perspective.