Sanne Groen studied Cultural Psychology and Religion sciences in Nijmegen. Her Master's degrees focused on the relation between religion, identity, and conflict. After graduating she worked as a program creator for Radboud Reflects and for arthouse & debatcentre LUX, where she was active as a moderator on a regular basis.
Since 2011 Sanne worked as a (science) communication advisor at the Radboud University. During this time she also completed the study Science journalism.