Raneem graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Spanish and Near Eastern Studies. Before becoming an editor, she worked for three years as a teacher, first in Madrid, Spain, and then in California. She is an avid solo traveler, and most recently backpacked through Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Peru and Colombia.
In addition to English, Raneem speaks Spanish and Arabic, as well as some French. She enjoys singing and playing early 2000 pop covers on the guitar.