Baran received B.Sc degree in geology from Salahaddin University-Erbil- Iraq, in 2005; and she got Higher Diploma and M.Sc. degrees in geochemistry from the same University in 2013 and 2016, respectively.

Since 2006, she is a member of staff in geology department, college of Science, Salahaddin University. 

Her current research interests include geochemistry of sedimentary rocks, Ore deposits, and Industrial rocks and mineral.

Baran is a member of Kurdistan  geologists' syndicate from 2006 up to now.