A graduate from the Lebanese American university with a BA in Communication Arts, Radio/TV/Film, she worked in Beirut Theatre as an executive producer. She completed a one-year program entitled "PROFFIL", specializing in Cinema production. 2 years later, she moved to the British Council as a Cultural Officer. In 2002, Rola Kobeissi got her master’s degree in Strategic and Cultural Development in Paris. From 2003 until 2010, she worked at Zico House as a cultural manager, organizing a number of festivals, exhibitions, concerts, workshops, etc. Since 2011, she is the project coordinator at Beirut DC.