Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Abdul Aziz Suraqah began his study of the Arabic language as a teenager, pursuing further studies in Yemen,… [more]

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Abdullah bin Hamid Ali, founder of the Lamppost Education Initiative, is the head of Zaytuna College’s Islamic Law Council, and a full-time faculty… [more]

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Ahmad Abazeid is a Syrian writer and researcher. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. He is a researcher in the fields of Islamic… [more]

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Born and raised in Michigan, Amjad Tarsin obtained his BA at the University of Michigan in English Literature and Islamic Studies. After spending a… [more]

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Shaykha Tamara Gray is an Islamic scholar, professional educator, and community activist. She holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum Theory and… [more]

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Imam Arsalan Haque was born in Pakistan and raised in College Station, Texas. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2001 with a bachelor's degree… [more]

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Bilal Ansari serves as one of the Assistant Directors of The Davis Center at Williams College. Bilal also previously served as Dean of Student… [more]

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Dawud Walid is currently the Executive Director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), which is a chapter of… [more]

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Dr. Shadee Elmasry was born and raised in New Jersey and studied in the Muslim world in Fez, Hadramawt, Cairo, Makka, and Madina. He completed a… [more]

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F.A. Chishty studied philosophy, literature, law and education in college. He presently lives in Maryland.

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​Faatimah Knight is from Brooklyn, New York. She has a BA in Islamic Law and Theology from Zaytuna College and is currently completing her MA at… [more]

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Ghuydar Bashmaf contributes and serves at Al-Madina Institute. He is a Nasheed artist and IT professional from Maryland. He pursued basic sacred… [more]

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Hala Amer is the founder of the Muslim Mom Network, an online group which provides advice and support to mothers across the country. She has recently… [more]

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Hanaa Unus is striving to be a student of sacred knowledge and studies under Imam Mohamed Magid and Sheikh Abdur Rafaa Ouertani. She received her BS… [more]

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Hasan Awan serves the Baltimore Metropolitan community as a Primary Care Physician of Internal Medicine in Private Practice, as well as the Islamic… [more]

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Haseeb Majid is a former counselor and health educator from Baltimore, Maryland and currently works within the healthcare sector. He holds a… [more]

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Hassan Shibly is an attorney and executive director of CAIR-Florida. He is also founder and editor in chief of the publishing house of the largest… [more]

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Hosai Mojaddidi is the co-Founder of Mental Health 4 Muslims, a website dedicated to disseminating research driven, sound content that relates to… [more]

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Iyad Ammar was born in 1980 in Damascus, Syria, where he spent his youth around its various mosques. He memorized the Holy Quran and studied under a… [more]

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Jonathan Brown is the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, and he is the… [more]

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Jose ​M Acevedo ​believes that all youth want to be and can be successful. In that light, he has dedicated his professional career in the fields… [more]

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Dr. Kamran Riaz has a uniquely indigenous background in Islamic studies. Before high school, he completed memorization of the Qur'an at the Institute… [more]

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Khalil Abdur-Rashid holds two full ijaazas in Sharia disciplines, both usul and furu, as well as an ijaaza in the spiritual sciences (tasawwuf) and… [more]

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Manal Omar is the Associate Vice-President for the Middle East and Africa Center at United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. Manal has… [more]

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Marc Manley is the Religious Director at the Middle Ground Muslim Center, in Upland, California. A writer and educator, he also previously served as… [more]

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Mohamed Ghilan is a Canadian Muslim originally born in Saudi Arabia. In 2007 he began his full time studies in the Islamic Tradition and has been… [more]

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Mohamed Zakariya is an American-born Islamic calligrapher who holds icazets (diplomas) in the sulus, nesih, and talik scripts from the Research… [more]

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Dr. Mohammad Ali Hazratji is a student of Islam and a seeker of the spiritual path. He has had the good fortune of being a student of Shaykh Mokhtar… [more]

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Mohammed Saleem is the editor of ImanWire, producer and host of the ImanWire Podcast and a contributor for Al-Madina Institute. He tweets at… [more]

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Muhammad Noor is a flawed Prophetic follower, husband, daddy, Chicago Cub fan, Financial Consultant, and reluctant faith leader in DC. He studied… [more]

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Naeem Aslam is a American-born Muslim of Pakistani descent. He has been living in Riyadh for the past ten years with his family.

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Nimet Cebeci is a PhD student of Islamic Studies at Harvard University. She received her MA in Civilizational Studies from Ibn Haldun University in… [more]

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Noora Ashtari is a mother, wife, and practicing attorney. American born and raised, she has had the opportunity to learn from shuyukh in the US and… [more]

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Nuria Garcia Masip is a Spanish calligrapher belonging to the Ottoman school of Islamic calligraphy. She has studied for the past eighteen years with… [more]

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Omer Bajwa is the “Director of Muslim Life” in the Chaplain’s Office at Yale University. He earned his Graduate Certificate in Islamic… [more]

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Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Professor Saloojee completed his secondary and university schooling in Canada. He obtained both his… [more]

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Dr. Recep Şentürk is the President of Ibn Khaldun University (IHU) in Istanbul, Turkey. Professor Şentürk holds a Ph.D. from Columbia… [more]

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Reima Yosif is the Founding President of Al-Rawiya Foundation. A hafidha of the Qur'an with a diploma in Classical Arabic, she has scholarly licenses… [more]

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Riad Saloojee graduated and taught in an Islamic seminary in Cape Town, South Africa. He is a lawyer by training and worked in the field of civil… [more]

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Sajjad Chowdhry is an experienced entrepreneur with stints in real estate finance and development, SMEs, research/consulting, and oil/gas in the… [more]

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Selma Chaudhry is a working professional in Toronto, Canada. She is a student of knowledge and involved in many Islamic community initiatives.

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Shad Imam is married with 4 children and lives with his family in Sterling, VA. He obtained his MBA from the University of Maryland in May of 2007… [more]

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Suzy Ismail is the author of several books and specializes in presenting a range of communication lectures and diversity workshops at major… [more]

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Umar F. Moghul is a corporate and finance lawyer, whose practice has involved Islamic business transactions for nearly 20 years. He is also an… [more]

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Born and raised in the Midwest, Shaykh Yahya Rhodus embraced Islam at the age of 19 and began his studies in the Islamic sciences, learning from… [more]

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Dr. Younus Y. Mirza is a Visiting Researcher at Georgetown University. His research focuses on the relationship between the Bible and the Qur’an… [more]

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