Rana is a Jordanian originally from Palestine. She earned her Bachelor's degree from The University of Jordan in German and English as a Foreign Languages. Because of her love of languages, exploring new cultures and meeting people from all over the world, she decided to combine it all in teaching Arabic language and culture. She has been instructing for about 7 years at different language institutes starting from CGE, Qasid Institute, and currently at Sijal Institute. It will be her first time teaching Arabic abroad at the Catholic University of America. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies, hiking in nature, learning new languages, traveling, spending time with family, friends and her cat.