An Armenian born in Syria, Sona was brought up in a Christian family which hosted a mission church. Since early childhood, she has had a love of serving the Lord through music, hospitality and teaching Sunday school. Sona holds a Masters in International Business of Civil Engineering. She moved to Dubai in 2000 and in 2003 began working as the Administrator of the Dubai Evangelical Church where she played an active role amongst young adults and professionals at the Arab Evangelical Church.