Lamya Al Haj is a member of the board of directors of the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. She is an associate professor at Sultan Qaboos University and holds a PhD in structural and molecular biology from University College London with an MSc in environmental science and technology from the University of New South Wales. Al Haj is a researcher in biodiesel alternatives to oil, a TEDx motivational speaker, and the founder of the speaker platform “Jalasat Mulhimoon” to showcase role models to inspire younger generations.
She has recently joined as a Youth Board Member for Renaissance Services in Oman and aims to inspire and bring forward the youth to make a difference in the world. In this fireside chat, she speaks about her aim of focusing on the youth, bringing awareness to the importance of charity, the power of listening, trust and serving as a voice of the future.