Hamdah Said Al Shamsi has wide experience in the field of finance and managements and more than 25 years of leadership experience with the Public Authority for Social Insurance (PASI) where she held various roles and with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Mrs. Al Shamsi has a Master’s of Business degree in Professional Accounting from Victoria University of Technology, Australia and a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina, USA. She is a contributing editor to several major magazines and newspapers in Oman. Mrs Al Shamsi is the author of four books. She is a speaker and an active member of Toastmasters International started two chapters in Oman. One in her organization as part of the HRD and another one for women in the community as she is a strong believer that educate a woman, you educate a nation. She mentors and coaches young women to strive toward self-actualization through dedication and hard work.