Hilal works as entrepreneurshi direcotor for Habitat Association. Habitat is a non-governmental organization that works in the field of sustainable development since 1997. Hilal previously worked for Vodafone Turkey Foundation, BinYaprak and AFS, ITU Science park amd METU Science park for various kinds of projects in terms of empowerment of women, children and disabled people, technology based entrepreneurship and incubation centers. She is also very interested in social entrepreneurship and volunteered for IEEE, SOGLA, TurkishWIN and Social Investment Platform. For the last two years she is the Vice Chairman of JCI Kadikoy.
She studied physics at Middle East Technical University. During her university years she find out that her real passion is to create a sustainable social impact for society and take initiative for that.