Nahed began her artistic training by taking art lessons in the U.A.E. She then continued her education in Saudi Arabia, earning her degree in Fine Arts (majoring in oil painting) from City & Guilds in 2003. Nahed has been involved in numerous group exhibitions in Saudi Arabia, as well as having participated in shows in Bahrain and London. She was awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Ministry of Defense and Aviation of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces for her artistic contribution. Nahed is also a member of the Directions Art Group (Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia).