Mason-Smith graduated from the prestigious Queen’s College High School and the former College of the Bahamas (both in Nassau, Bahamas) as well as the University of Manchester (England) and St. Thomas University (Florida). She completed her Professional Studies at BPP Professional Education (England) which qualified her as a Barrister. She was called to both the Bars of England & Wales and The Bahamas and is a member of the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn. She holds an AA in Law and Criminal Justice, an LL.B (hons) and an LL.M in Intercultural Human Rights.
Mason-Smith has involved herself in numerous extra-curricular activities, public speaking events and organizations. This has led her to hold some of the following posts: Key Club President, Head Girl at Queen’s College, Student Council Representative, Junior Achievement Vice President, Chairman of the Willie Mae Pratt Centre for Girls and current Secretary of the Criminal Bar Association, to name a few. A debutante, former Head Cheerleader, Honor Roll student, recipient of the highest-level gold award under the Governor General’s Youth Award Program, member of several basketball teams – her versatility is irrefutable. She remains actively involved in community outreach projects and is a student mentor at her alma mater the University of Manchester. She further lends her time to Zonta Club International, the Barbadian Bahamian Association and is a Youth Teacher for the Methodist Church.
Mason-Smith is an advocate for Human Rights, Justice and Equality – same is proved via her work as a Defense Attorney coupled with her Philanthropic movements. Currently, Mason-Smith is Senior Associate Counsel and Supervisor at Murrio Ducille & Co. and International In-house Counsel (needs basis) at Federal Management Systems (DC).
Mason-Smith is CEO/President of Mason Smith Enterprises and an Entrepreneur. She is a free spirit and a lover of music, culture, and the arts.
“When I look back on my life, I cannot imagine having to be confronted by a blank canvas, riddled with all the good I failed to do and all the help I did not give. My canvas must be filled with colour – warm hues and refreshing contrasts.” – Krysta A. Mason-Smith