Basma Khoja has a considerable personal experience in establishing Family Business. Her experience is first drives from the fact that her family owns a Family business that started one of the most prestigious hospitals in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. In addition to being a shareholder in the business; she also sits on the board of directors of the company. This experience inspired her to pursue the principles underlying forming and operating such corporation. She later became a faculty member in the college of Business Administration at King AbdulAziz University in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. She was responsible of teaching Principles of Management, Business Plan Writing and Small Business Administration course prior to joint WPI.
Basma’s research interests are Family Business and Entrepreneurship. She is motivated to study conflicts in Family Business in second generation, and Women in Family Business.