Originally from Yemen, Somia El-Rowmeim moved to New York in 2007. She joined AAANY as Adult Education Instructor in April of 2013. Before that, she volunteered in the AAANY as citizenship tutor. She graduated from Sana'a University, Yemen in June 2006 with Bachelors of Education/Major in Physics-Mathematics. She also has an Administrative Assistant Certificate and an Accounting Program Certificate from Kingsborough Community College in 2012. She has a Teacher Assistant Certification from New York State. She has a Secretary and Computer Diploma from Space Town Center for Computer & Language, in Yemen at 2002.