Cornelia ZEINEDDINE majored in Law and studied for her LL.M. in International and European Business at the French-Romanian Juridical College in Bucharest. She lived and worked in Lebanon in 2012. She is an avid reader of Middle Eastern stories and events. She wrote mainly academic papers on topics related to Lebanon, Gulf minorities and women's rights, media freedom in South Eastern Europe. She presented conference papers at American University of Sharjah, Lebanese - American University and at the University of Cambridge. Her LL.M. in International Human Rights Law was awarded with distinction in 2011 at University of Essex upon completion of the dissertation paper “Reflection on the minorities in the GCC area”.