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Shelmina Abji

Shelmina Abji

Founder and CEO, Show Your Worth AI

Shelmina’s mission is to advance gender and racial equality in leadership roles by helping career professionals maximize their success. Shelmina is a speaker and best-selling author of Show Your Worth: 8 Intentional Strategies for Women to Emerge as Leaders at Work. She started with humble beginnings in Tanzania and went from being first in her family to graduate college to becoming one of the highest ranking women of color at IBM while raising her two children as a single mother since they were 2 and 4.

She has mentored hundreds of women and addressed audiences at Grace Hopper conference, Google, NASA, Microsoft, Amazon, Meta, IBM, T-Mobile, Discover Financial Services,American Express, Deltek, Expedia, Boeing, Edward Jones, Assurant, Avalara, Fitch Ratings, Black Women in STEM, Ascend leadership convention, Harvard university and others.

Shelmina is a TedX speaker, board member, angel investor, philanthropist and a distinguished alumni.

Shelmina and her husband funded Amahoro secondary school in Tanzania in 2012. Today 500+ children from 7 remote villages attend the school. Shelmina provides scholarships to young women from Amahoro to attend college upon graduation. Shelmina has degrees in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse, and Mathematics from Wadia College in Pune, India.