Author: Dina Shoman

Dina Shoman
Dina Shoman is a banking veteran who comes from a long family history in banking. Having built a successful career in the industry while still in her 20s, she became the youngest and first woman Executive Vice President at Arab Bank, holding board seats on the boards of multiple bank and nonprofit entities. By 2012, she was listed as the 3rd most powerful Arab business women in publicly owned companies in 2012 by Forbes Middle East and was nominated as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in the same year. Dina is the founder of inherQuests, a company that creates fun financial education products for kids. The company’s first products (Financial Fun Boxes) are focused on teaching girls as young as 5 years old financial literacy through money games for girls built as a curriculum of educational standards aligned to Common Core and which uses the experiential education and game-based learning models. Dina served as Executive Vice President and Head of Branding at Arab Bank from 2006 to 2012 and served as a Member of its Board of Arab Bank plc in addition to other related entities such as Arab Bank Switzerland and Arab Bank Australia, as well as several reputable NGOs in Jordan like the Abdul Hameed Shoman Foundation, the Jordan River Foundation and INJAZ. She currently holds advisory positions to startups, and volunteers with nonprofit organizations such Junior Achievement, Global Teacher Prize Award, and the International Youth Foundation. Dina was born and raised in Jordan and educated in the United States. She holds a BS in Finance, and an MBA from Bentley University, as well as a Professional Certificate from Georgetown University in Organizational Consulting and Change Leadership.

Posts by Dina Shoman

Budgeting For Life

Our fifth America Saves Week spotlight is Paula Sintes Darragh, a successful professional raised in a family of bankers. Paula adopted budgeting from an early age, so she saved enough and was able to buy a home before any of her peers started to even consider home ownership. She continued to imbed the budgeting thread […]

01 Mar 2019 in America Saves Week & Budgeting

The Saver, The Risk Taker, And The Game Player

Our fourth America Saves Weeks spotlight is Genna Rosenberg, a toy and consumer products veteran with over 20 years of experience in marketing and communications. Genna’s money journey starts off with immigrant grandparents who didn’t have much, yet worked very hard to to support their family. With a father who was more care-free with money. […]

A Passion For People And Financial Planning

For our second America Saves Week spotlight for 2019, Liz Frazier Peck shares how forming an early healthy relationship with money thanks to her parents led her to explore her deep interest in people and finding her passion for financial planning. Her advice, personal stories, and deep knowledge in this spotlight are a must-read. Parents […]

26 Feb 2019 in America Saves Week & Budgeting

Protecting Kids From Identity Theft

You know your kids are separate individuals—mostly because they rarely miss an opportunity to tell you that they want to do things themselves or to ask you to leave them alone. At least, until they can’t find something they need for school right as you’re all walking out the door!

24 Apr 2017 in Financial Parenting