Laraib has a BSc in Psychology from Royal Holloway University and completed her PGCE at the Institute of Education. Her degree allowed her to complete a research internship examining emotion regulation in adolescents. She is very passionate about introducing change and volunteered in a substance misuse service for nine months; assisting psycho-educational groups to help individuals suffering from various addictions. She is truly dedicated to her subject and firmly believes in the power of education to revolutionise society. She also enjoys writing poetry and keeping fit.