Reem is a PhD student at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability (IRES) at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Her doctoral research is focused on Nuclear Power and Energy Choices in the Middle East. She is working under the supervision of Professor M.V. Ramana.
Previously, Reem has joined the American University of Beirut (AUB) as a MasterCard Foundation Scholar and has earned a bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and a master's degree in Energy Studies. Outside of school, Reem enjoys long distance running; she has run many half-marathons and aspires to run longer distances in the future.