Sara Bakkali was born in Morocco on 22 May 1987. She received an Engineering degree in Telecommunication Systems and Networks from the National School of Applied Sciences in Tangier, Morocco in 2010. Then, in December 2015, she received the Ph.D degree in Computer Sciences form the Faculty of Sciences of Rabat, Mohamed V University.
She has published many scientific papers in the field of computer networks. Her research interests include inter-domain routing, quality of service in computer networks, management of security in computer sciences and also migration to IPv6.