Rama Marinov-Cohen was born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel. She graduated from the Hebrew Gymnasia and attended the IDF Nahal brigade. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and Musicology from the Hebrew University and a Master’s Degree in Business Management. After studying computer science she was employed in the high-tech industry, and works today in the field as a training consultant. Rama is married and a mother of three, and lives in a village in the Israeli Sharon plain. She is the creator of the documentary film “Element 112, The Marinov Affair” (2015, 57 min). “So We Said Goodbye” is her first novel.