She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Hacettepe University, Department of Sociology. Her master’s degree dissertation was published by Metis Publications in 2007 under the name of “Lubunya: Transgender Identity and Body”, and she took various positions including a member of the Board of Directors of the Pink Life LGBTT Solidarity Association.
Berghan, who has been working in the field of children's rights at the Association for Solidarity with Youth Deprived of Freedom since 2005, is a board member of the same association. Berghan is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Kaos GL Association.
Berghan, who wrote various research reports on violence against children, child protection, and refugee children as an independent expert, took part in the first two stages of the TACSO project.
Selin Berghan, who is the Civil Policy Coordinator of the NGO Resource Center, continues to work on transfeminism and children's rights.