Tuba Özgül was born in Ankara, in 1995. She graduated from Hasanoglan Ataturk Anatolian Teacher Training High School. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the Early Childhood Education Department of the Faculty of Education at Middle East Technical University. She completed her thesis with the title "Representations of Environmental Literacy: A content analysis of picture storybooks for 48-72-month-old children" in 2022. In the same year, she enrolled in early childhood education doctoral program at METU.
In November 2019, she started to work as a research and teaching assistant in the Department of Elementary Education Early Childhood Education Program at TED University. Her research interests are language development in early childhood years and children's literature, sharenting, and environmental education in early childhood education.