Dareen is the deputy director of  The Day After Association, she holds an MA in Human Rights and Public Policy from University College London. In 2011, Dareen was a Fellow at Human Rights First,Washington DC. She has contributed to several human rights reports, including the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption report on Egypt, For a Nation without Torture, and the Verité International Annual Report on Labor Rights. Some of her publications include a revision of the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel, and an insight on local reconciliation agreements in Syria.