Areej is a full-time student at York University, pursuing an Honours BA in Translation Studies, while freelancing part-time as an editor and translator. She is one of thirty ambassadors selected to attend French for the Future’s National Ambassador Youth Forum in 2015. She is also a graduate of Al Huda Institute’s Islamic Studies program and a longtime writer and editor for the MY Voice youth magazine. In her free time, she likes to volunteer for a number of philanthropic causes, explore the great Canadian outdoors, and try new things. Areej is a proud wife, animal lover, aspiring polyglot, and self-proclaimed bibliophile.