Aathifa Feroze is by profession, a doctor, who finished memorizing the Quran immediately after high school. She then proceeded to medical school where she struggled to keep up the momentum in her Hifdh. After finishing her internship, she joined a Quran school where she is currently aiming at working on her Quran. Quran school opened up a different light and inspired her to share what she is learning with others on the same path as her.
Abeer, hailing from Srinagar, has a Bachelors of Technology in Biotechnology(Cancers) from BSA Crescent Institute S&T, Chennai. She has been raised and schooled moving between Saudi Arabia and Kashmir. Abeer has been into writing mostly on a personal level and now wishes to challenge herself with new possibilities outside the personal sphere to hone the skill and contribute meaningfully. She is currently also looking for expanding her knowledge base and research, in the field of Life Sciences.
Born Najdi, Bred Hijazi, Brought Up Nawabi. Founder - InkOfFaith.com Currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Islamic Studies as well as a Masters Degree in Information Technology at International Islamic University Malaysia. Studying Islamic Sciences under the guidance of Sheikh Ibrahim Nuhu. An ardent interest in Islamic History especially the Seerah of our Beloved Prophet. Aims to rekindle the spark to read amongst the Muslim Youth through various projects and activities. An ever expanding appetite for books - Bibliophile. Life is just a transit and we pass away as strangers, a legacy left behind is all that matters.
Ammar Alsharif is a public relations executive at the Permanent Mission of the State of Palestine to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. He is an IIUM graduate holding a Bachelor's degree in Islamic Finance. He is originally from Hebron, Palestine and currently resides in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Sheikh Abu Zahran Ashfaq bin Anas As Seylani studied Qira'at under numerous sheikhs in Haram Makki and in other parts of Saudi Arabia. He holds a sanad in qira'at that has only 29 scholars in between. From his teachers are: Sheikh Abu Abdullah Yusri Husain (Teacher of Qira'at Al Ashr in Jami' Al Qadhi, Riyadh) Dr Sayid Ibrahim Al Mansee (Professor of Uloomul Quran in University of Umm ul Qura) Sheikh Muhammed Abdul Qadir Ale Salih (Teacher of Qira'at Al Ashr in Haram) Dr Hasan Bukhari (Imam of Haram) Dr Safwat Mahmood Salim (Teacher of Qira'at Al Ashr Al Kubra in Mahad Al Imam Shatibi Jeddah) He studied the Sciences of Hadith studied under Sheikh Yahya Abdul Aziz and Sheikh Dr Sulaiman al-Aseeri along-with Usool al-Fiqh with Sheikh Hassan Bukhari. He studied the famous Mutoon Talib ul Ilm under Sheikh Dr.Abdul Muhsin al-Qasim himself.
Sheikh Assim Alhakeem got his B.A in linguistics from King Abdul-Aziz University in Jeddah on 1987, and later on pursued a higher diploma in Islamic studies from Umm Al Qura University, Makkah. At present Sheikh Assim is an Imam in Jeddah, a role which he has held for the past 20 years, where the sheikh delivers the weekly Friday sermons and lectures on various Islamic Sciences. Sheikh Assim Alhakeem also participates regularly on both Islamic radio and television programs to spread the authentic teachings of the Qur’an and Sunnah. The sheikh also had studies for several years the books of the great scholar Sheikh Salih Ibn Uthaymeen.
Bint Naufal is a student of knowledge. She is doing her Bachelors Degree in Islamic Studies from Islamic Online University and Advanced Diploma in Information Technology- Web Development. She wishes to share the little bit of knowledge she has, through her writings.
Brunilda Basha is an architect and founder of DAHA Architects Studio. She holds a bachelor in Architectural Studies, Bachelor in Architecture and a Master in Built Environment. Currently is pursuing her PhD in History of Architecture at Yildiz Teknik University, Turkey. Her life is between, being a mom of 2 daughters, architectural project works, academic studies and writings. She is an active writer in Albanian magazines and newspapers, covering actual cultural topics, or anything related to Islam. A regular collaborator and author at Family Magazine as well as Muslimania.al page. She is the author of poetry book “A spelled Painting”,2018 and research book” “Adaptive reuse of heritage Buildings”, 2017
Graduated from the American University in Cairo (AUC) with a Bachelor degree in Marketing and Psychology.A certified Positive Discipline Facilitator from Positive Discipline concepts by Jane Nelson, USA. Has held many workshops and worked in affiliation with well-known Magazine and office of Mother and Child. A life coach and certified as an Associate Certified Meta Coach from the International Society of Neurosemantics, USA. My coaching style is compassionately challenging. My areas of expertise are family, relationship and self-actualization coaching. My mission in life is to help as many people that I can in a beneficial way that they do not depend on me, rather they have the tools and strategies to lead a happy healthy life.
Farhah is a student of Political Science in International Islamic University of Malaysia. Currently in her 3rd year of studies, she possesses diverse interests in other fields of knowledge especially philosophy and psychology. Her writing gives a glimpse of her endless fascination with the human soul and the reality of this world, delving deep into the concept of spirituality and purification of the soul. Hugely influenced by some of the most prominent spiritual speakers and writers such as Yasmin Mogahed, her writing is simple, brief yet captivating. Using the hashtag #soulspeaks in most of her writing, she wishes that her writing will also help others to speak their souls.
A rising writer, biologist and a student of knowledge. Completed a Bachelor of Science Biology and pursuing a Master degree in Biotechnology from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. She studied Tajweed at the Holy Qur'an Memorization Organization, Riyadh. Aspires to help reconnecting with Qur'an through spiritual reflection and to ignite the love for the language of Qur'an.
Sheikh Ibrahim Nuhu was born and raised in Nigeria. He enjoys being around children which is why he started off as a primary School headmaster at Raudatul Qur’an School in Zaria Kaduna in Nigeria. He was then accepted into the International Islamic University, Madinah. He graduated from the Kulliyyah of Shariah at the top of his class with his Bachelors in Shariah and Islamic Studies. He then followed that up with a Postgraduate Diploma (first class of honours) in Islamic Law and Islamic Political Science from the same university only to pursue and complete his Masters and PhD in Shariah and Civil Laws at the International Islamic University Malaysia. In his spare time, Sheikh Ibrahim allots a lot of his free time, and many times sacrifices his own family time, to cater to the religious needs of Muslim student bodies in Universities all over Malaysia, delivering hundreds of Islamic lectures and Dawah programs for those Muslim students in predominantly non-Muslim Universities who hardly ever have a Student of Knowledge visit them. With his deep knowledge coupled with extreme humility, Sheikh Ibrahim has significantly single handedly developed Islam in the lives of hundreds if not thousands of young Muslim students. Currently he is the Director and Founder of An-Nadaa Educational Foundation which is working to alleviate the difficulties and fulfill the needs of poor Muslims in Nigeria and elevate them with education.
Lilly S. Mohsen is the author of "Live Your Story' and 'The Prophets To Islam' Series for children. Lilly is a part-time therapist and a spiritual speaker. She’s currently pursuing another Diploma in Islamic Psychology and is a contributing writer to a number of educational and Inspirational blogs.
Madiyah Rana is the author of 'Be you, Be Beautiful, a book written in her teens for other teen Muslimahs who may be struggling with the challenges of being a young Muslim woman paticularly in the west. Aside from editing and blogging, Madiyah is a visionary mother, devoted wife, avid reader and part-time student. You can find more of her work at: www.medium.com/madiyah-rana
‘Muslimah Poetess’ is a new initiative by a soul who desires to inspire the world through her writings. As the name suggests, she loves to express herself through poetry. She explores the world of imagination, spilling her thoughts on her canvas, painting it into a beautiful blend of words. A budding writer with a passion for autobiographical short stories and deep reflective articles. She is an active member of the Young Muslimah Project, and has been a contributor to various web projects including, Muslim Eyes, Muslim Ink, Tanzeel, Ideal Muslimah, Defiance, Muslimaat Magazine, etc. She is also a member of Muslimah Writers Alliance (MWA). She plans to launch books in the near future, once she gets the grip of quality time in her hand and when Allah decrees it for her Beidhnillah.
Nabiha Khan is an aspiring writer, student and community worker. She has completed her Bachelors in Computer Studies through Binary University, Malaysia and holds a diploma in Arabic language from Princess Noura University. She is passionate about studying the Deen, and contributing in some way to the improvement of the Muslim community. She has big dreams and hopes for the improvement of the Ummah, all of which she plans to fulfill one step at a time.
Founder & CEO of Ar-Raiyan Global Network, which is an upcoming Muslim centric tech company combining knowledge, networking and Islamic lifestyle in a single platform. Nabil Hasan has also worked as the Country Director (Bangladesh) for Islamic Online University as well as being the founder and CEO of SEAN Publications, SEAN Academy and Bangladesh Center for Translation & Interpretation. He is a passionate Islamic entrepreneur with a vision of developing a role model in every Muslim household and helping the Muslim youth to take pride in their Muslim identity.
Nasira Sultana, settled in Hertfordshire, UK is a recent graduate with a degree in English literature and is currently pursuing advanced Islamic Studies with Al Salam Institute. She is a married Muslimah who loves to spend her time reading, writing and engaging in the voluntary projects. She also teaches Islamic studies to children and and Tajweed to adults in her free time
An Interior Designer and Artist by passion and profession. A Final year MBA student. A Dream Team member of the free muslim matrimonial fb page'The Nikah Street .com' that's very close to her heart. A Dreamer. An occasional blogger. An avid collector of words - quotes, poetry and fiction snippets speaking of inspirations and of Love. Loves what Hope, Love and Faith stand for Islamically. A myriad of emotions. A myriad of passions. A myriad of this and that. And a master of none. A Stranger. Homeward bound. No achievements and outstanding ongoing works to speak of. Wishes to pen the mere echoes of the heart - ordinary words wishing to strike like a bulls-eye of an arrow, from the depths of one heart to another. At the end of the day just your sis and most importantly His Flawed, Imperfect and Incomplete slave.
Rafhana is a dental student studying at a quiet beach town in the East Coast state of Pahang, Malaysia. She is also pursuing Diploma in Arabic Language and Islamic studies under Sheikh Akram Nadwi while memorizing Quran. She hails from India which she dearly love. She aims to write about the things she learned and unlearned in this journey through all the tests and trials she went through in hope of inspiring other young girls around the world. She is no expert in psychology but simply an average girl who went through phases of life that many are going through, allowing themselves to be hurt. She is passionate about bringing a change to the state of Muslim girls' Islamic education system in India particularly in rural villages.
Mohammad Qutub holds a Master’s degree in Uṣūl al-Dīn and Comparative Religion from IIUM with a thesis on the Clash of Civilizations from an Islamic perspective. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the U.S. and extensive experience in the field of Industrial Gases. He has a Qur’anic license (Ijāzah) as well as other relevant Ijāzahs and certificates, and over 15 years of experience in Daʿwah and teaching. His research interests and articles revolve around: Qur’anic tafseer, scientific inimitability in the Qur’an and Sunnah, Islamic history and resurgence, comparative religion, and current affairs.
Rasha Abd' ar-Razack, a third-culture kid by birth, dental surgeon by profession and a reacher by choice. Rasha has studied Qur'an and Arabic at the World Assembly of Muslim Youth (WAMY, KSA). Rasha wants to make her fellow beings fall a tad bit more in love with Islam and leave a legacy of productivity for her readers. Rasha has been a part of organizations like Young Muslimah Project, You're Precious Campaign (Riyadh) and Sisterhood of A-Deen (Bangalore).
Sa’diyya Nesar lives a life with physical ‘disabilities,’ where she writes articles, prose, and poetry in hopes to uplift souls into living a better tomorrow by helping them focus on their abilities. Read more from Sa’diyya on her blog and like her Facebook page for more writing updates: www.sadiyyanesar.tumblr.com
Safaa Baig is a dreamer at heart and an aspiring visionary. She has completed a BA (with Honours) in Modern Languages and has a special love for the Arabic language. She has successfully scripted live plays for Muslim youth organizations and is a regular writer at Little Explorer's magazine. Soul of a Butterfly is her debut novel, released in early 2014 and available in stores worldwide. She writes in the hopes of inspiring change and leaving Islam's mark as far as she can reach - and beyond.
Sheikh Sajid Ahmed Umar was born in Leicester, UK. He has a degree in IT, graduating with a first class result. He completed the memorization of the Qur’an at the age of 18. He enrolled at Imaam Muhammed bin Saud Islamic University, where he initially completed a 3-year University Diploma in Arabic language and Islamic Sciences. He attained a Bachelors degree in Sharī’ah. He also achieved a Masters degree in Judiciary (Qadha), with a first class honours, from the Higher Institute for Judiciary Studies (Ma’had al-‘āli li’l-Qa’dhā) after training as a judge and successfully completing a thesis on the topic of Liquidity Management using the famous Repurchase Agreement (REPO) contract, as well as it’s rulings and permitted alternatives. He is now pursuing his PhD in the Higher Institute of Judiciary at Al-Imam University Sheikh Sajid has also taken on an advisory role with Mercy Mission World as ‘Director of Islamic Development.’ He is a lecturer for the AlKauthar Institute and the Student’s Guild Program and in addition to that he is the Chief Islamic Editor for Little Explorers Magazine
Sameera Hameed has a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. And is now pursuing her dream course, bi ithnillah, Ta'lim al Quran from Farhat Hashmi's AlHuda institute. All her aim in writing is, to help connect people to the most beautiful connection- With their Rabb, the Creator, the One and Only. And to live with His beautiful words- the Quran.
A wanderer in the realm of verse and prose . Nothing describes a poet or a poem better than Khalil Gibran, to him "Poetry is a deal of joy, pain and wonder with a dash of the dictionary".
Sheikh Abdul Wahab Saleem obtained a diploma in Arabic Studies at the renowned King Saud University, the highest-ranking institution in the Middle East. Therein, he successfully completed a Bachelors in Fiqh & Usool al-Fiqh with honors. While pursuing his university education, he studied numerous classical works from a plethora of distinguished scholars, particularly under the tutelage of Sh. Anwar Abdullah Al-Fadfari. He has obtained licenses (ijazaat) to teach numerous classical texts in all Islamic sciences including Fiqh, Usool, Hadith, Tafseer, and Aqeedah, as well as Qir’aat (Hafs & Shu’ba). He is the founder and Academic Director of Salik Academy, an instructor at Mishkah University as well as an instructor at Al Kauthar Institute. In addition to lecturing around the world, he has made appearances on various TV stations and YouTube channels including Ramadan TV, Sharjah TV, The Daily Reminder and more. Sheikh Abdul Wahab Saleem is currently completing a Masters in Tafsir and Ulum al-Quran at Al-Madina International University and resides in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
Sheikh Masshoor is currently the Director of Education Dept and teacher at the South Jeddah Islamic Center, Jalyat Department. He has a B.S in Computer Science from University of Oregon, Corvallis, USA (1993). Sheikh is currently pursuing a Masters in Fiqh at the Madinah International University, Malaysia. Sheikh has authored and designed a New Muslim curriculum; 3 books titled Aqidati (My Belief), Ibaadati (My Worship) and Adaabi wa Akhalqi (My Etiquette and Manners), which are taught in some of the Islamic centers. Sheikh is actively involved in teaching Aqeedah and Fiqh classes for English speaking students at South Jeddah Islamic Center as well as directing and teaching Friday programs for young boys at the same center. Sheikh has completed several books (Mutoon) in Aqeedah, Fiqh, Hadith, Nahw, Usool al-Fiqh among others with several prominent scholars in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Additionally, Sheikh has benefited immensely from the audios of Sheikh Ibn al-Uthaymeen, Sheikh Saleh Aal Sheikh, Sheikh Saleh al-Osaymi and others.
Rochelle Flores is a full time mother of two, who hold's an Associates Degree in Literatures in English and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's of Education Degree from the Islamic Online University. She writes for an Islamic magazine in her home country of Trinidad called Al Ihsaan Magazine. She has a passion for sharing what little she knows about Islam, particularly through writing, enjoys teaching and hopes to one day open her school to pass on the knowledge of the Deen to the younger generations.
An Islamic Speaker - Founder & Chairman of Serving Islam Team in Hong Kong. Professional trainer and a Certified Master Life Coach with a BA.Islamic Studies Wael Ibrahim was born and raised in Alexandria City/Egypt. His only passion was to occupy people’s hearts and minds through his voice and music. After moving to Hong Kong City in early 2002, he was very much influenced by the 'Asian biggest superstar' Leslie Cheung. He worked so hard on the hope of becoming one of the celebrities in Hong Kong. However, after Leslie committed suicide in April 2003, Wael Ibrahim has decided to seek some spiritual growth through education. Though he is holding a diploma in commerce and business administration, he started to seek religious knowledge and later help his brothers in faith through it.
Wafa Jameel is a student of Psychology and Islamic Revealed Knowledge. She completed her schooling from International Indian School, Riyadh in 2012. Through her writings, she seeks to help the general public increase their knowledge on Islam and give a broader understanding of several key aspects of the Religion. Currently she is getting her undergraduate degree from International Islamic University Malaysia. She is also heavily involved in social work and working with orphans.
Yasmin hails from a huge family of curious characters, a spoken word performer and an English major. She has spent the past year living in Sana'a, Yemen, which had immersed her in complete awe in gaining a beautiful new language and great life experiences. Writing to her is what frees and untangles her mind, and a personal spiritual vehicle to self-discovery. After completing high school, she worked for almost two years in a couple of Islamic organizations and as an English teacher to Muslim refugees in Kuala Lumpur. She likes to think that the best roads are the ones less taken and struggles deeply with conformity to social norms. Occasionally she gives interviews and acts in plays. She can be found on her main blog, yasminzaini.wordpress.com.
Yusra Naseer is a student of dentistry. She hopes to serve Islam by her words and her writings. She has passed her high school from International Indian school, Riyadh with straight A's. She also writes non fiction stories and poems in her free time.
Zahra is an Information Technology engineer by education, an aspiring writer by passion and a proud homemaker by profession. She hails from India, was raised up in the cradle of Islam, Saudi Arabia and presently resides in UAE with her better half. She has been a contributor to various online projects/platforms such as Saudi Life, Youth Club and Siege the Sihr and has also been a member of various social activities in India including those against dowry. She believes that educating young Muslim women about their wonderful religion helps them to fulfill their religious obligations and re-gain their self esteem thereby not making them vulnerable to the demoralized western ideas that tend to have ill effects on the society. Her writings also revolve around treating and tackling evil eye, magic or possession with the aim of helping the afflicted patients on their road to recovery.