Sabah was admitted into SudanBar in 1995 and has exclusively practiced family law and immigration law. Sabah attended Cairo University in Khartoum where she graduated and received a Bachelor of Law in 1993, and Postgraduate Diploma in Refugees Studies (1999) from Africa International University, Master in Gender and Development Studies (2015) from Alahfad University for Women and Master in Peace Studies from UniversitatOberta de Catalunya (Spain) 2018.