Ms. Badriya Al Shamari, RN, BSN is currently Director of Nursing Research, working with Corporate Nursing, Medical Research Center and Academic Health System at Hamad Medical Corporation. She has been leading research projects and activities contributing to excellence in nursing services and quality of patient care in the state of Qatar. She has been instrumental in promoting Nursing Research across HMC and educating staff on the challenges and issues of conducting clinical research. She is also the first young Qatari Nurse accepted to participate in the national Leadership program in the category of “Rising Leaders” at Qatar Leadership Center. Prior to current role, Ms. Badriya was Director of Nursing at a clinical setting overseeing Pediatric Services, PASS (Pre Assessment Surgical Screening) and Plastic Clinics at Rumailah Hospital - Hamad Medical Corporation. During the course of her research career, she has established a group that is working on a number of research proposals. Her first published research focused on examination of nurses’ satisfaction, the result of which was published in the International Journal of Nursing on June 2015.