Robots aren’t just optional in education – they’re a necessity

Lama Sha’sha’a

Robotics specialist Lama Sha'sha'a thinks there’s an urgent need to integrate educational systems with programming and artificial intelligence. Hear her vision for how this can ultimately spark greater creative thinking and support innovation.

About the Speaker

Lama Sha’sha’a

Lama Sha’sha’a is the cofounder and chair of the International Robotics Academy, a private institution for STEM education. In 2016, she was recognized as a Jordanian delegate to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University, hosted by former President Barack Obama. She was later selected to participate in the 2022 Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Program. She serves on the board of directors for several not-for-profit organizations and, as a fellow at the IMD-Business School, is also furthering her digital transformation studies with a special focus on leadership in the digital age. Sha’sha’a holds a master’s degree in international trade with a focus on business development from the Jordan Institute of Diplomacy.