Sr. Rounaque Begum was born and raised in Bangladesh and worked as a Lecturer in various Government Colleges. She has a Bachelor of Education in Early childhood from the University of Queensland, Australia. She immigrated to Australia in 1997 and worked as a Professional Early Childhood Teacher at several schools there. She came to this country because her husband is working here. She has 2 sons, one a physician and the other a pharmacist. In her spare time, she loves gardening, reading books, and watching the news on TV.