Since becoming Jordan's Queen in 1999, she has been actively involved in numerous organizations. She has been active both domestically in Jordan and internationally. In July 2005, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, the King and Queen launched an annual teachers’ award, the Queen Rania Award for Excellence in Education. In April 2008 the Queen launched “Madrasati” (“My School”), a public-private initiative aimed at refurbishing 500 of Jordan’s public schools over a five-year period.In higher education, The Queen Rania Scholarship Program partners with several universities from around the world. Queen Rania is also Chairperson of the Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS).
She met Jordanian King Abdullah bin Al-Hussein, who was a Prince at that time, at a dinner party in January 1993. Two months later, they announced their engagement. On June 10, 1993, they were married. The couple has four children:
- Crown Prince Hussein (1994)
- Princess Iman (1996)
- Princess Salma (2000)
- Prince Hashem (2005)
Her husband ascended on 7 February 1999, and proclaimed her Queen on 22 March 1999. Without proclamation she would have been a princess consort, like her mother-in-law, Princess Muna al-Hussein.
The Queen is active in social media, having her own personal Youtube, Facebook and Twitter. She primarily uses these sites to promote her numerous humanitarian issues.