Sara received her BASc. In Electrical and Communication Engineering from Shiraz University in 2003, and her MASc. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Toronto in 2014. She initiated the first robotic team in Shiraz University who was an award winner for their intelligent robot. Sara also has an MBA degree and has worked as a consultant in industry section before continuing to graduate level in electrical engineering. She is currently working towards her PhD in Biomedical Engineering at University of Toronto. Her research, supported by NSERC CREAT CARE scholarship, is on brain dynamics, neural networks and microcircuits in the human cortex.