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Rumaitha Al Busaidi


Marine Scientist

Environmental Advocate

TED Fellow

Watch Rumaitha's Ted Talk here!

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Rumaitha is an enthusiast in the field of agriculture and fisheries. Actively working with the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Wealth, she looks to advance the landscape of business innovation and entrepreneurship as a solution to alleviate unemployment issues and promote food security.


Rumaitha also represents Arab youth as a European Commission One Young World Peace Ambassador, a programme that connects young leaders to work on preventing and countering violent extremism and building peace in the communities. Adding to her list of feats, Rumaitha is not only a part of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community but she is also an Ambassador for the Institute for Economics and Peace which aims to change the course of how the world thinks about peace through research and academia.


Rumaitha is also renowned for being the first female football analyst in the Arab world, achieved through her passion for football, radio presenting, women empowerment and social issues. She is also the youngest Omani woman to step foot on the South Pole.


Rumaitha is an all-rounded award-winning personality in sports, social responsibility and media with a wide range of passion in climate change, women’s empowerment, marine science and entrepreneurship.

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