Dr. Samar is an Assistant Professor at the Entrepreneurship Department and Dean of College of Business at Effat University. Dr. Samar is an aspiring Saudi female who lives by the creed that one should strive to serve a higher purpose by going above and beyond the call of duty. As an experienced educator and researcher in Energy Security & Renewable Energy, she is interested in topics around Entrepreneurship, Business, Management, and Leadership to help students streamline their efforts with industry’s needs in ways that would help bridge the gap between industry & academia.

Dr. Samar received her Bachelor's degree in English Literature from King Abdulaziz University and went on to pursue her Master's degree in Economics and Administration from Nottingham Business School at Nottingham Trent University.