Authors

Aathifa Feroze

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.

Mohammad Zahid

Born Najdi, Bred Hijazi, Brought Up Nawabi. Founder - InkOfFaith.com Currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Islamic Studies as well as a Bachelors Degree in Electronics 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

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 Assim AlHakeem

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.

Binti Naufal

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.

Dina Helmy

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 Aziz

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.

Sheikh Ibrahim Nuhu

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.

Lily S. Mohsen

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

Madiyah Rana is a young aspiring Daee'yah and writer, who currently studies Psychology through the Islamic Online University. Her goal is to inspire the youth through her writing and words of advice. Through this, she hopes to spread the message of peace, light and hope - that is Islam. Presently, Madiyah is in the process of publishing her first book titled ‘Be you, be beautiful' for young Muslimahs everywhere'.

Muslimah Poetess

‘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

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.

Nabil Hasan

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

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

Nida Arshi Naqeeb

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.

Nurul Rafhana Bint Mohamed

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.

Sheikh Mohammad Qutub

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 Abdul Razack

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

Sa'diyya Nesar

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

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 Umar

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

Sameera Hameed has a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies, from the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Her writings are purely based on learning experiences as she is yet to tread the path of Islamic knowledge because she started with blogging for herself, and then had an amazing support from people who believed in her, so she went on to believe there were a lot of opportunities and ways to reach out to the world via writings, by the grace and blessings of Allah SWT. All her aim is, to help connect people to the most beautiful connection- With their Rabb, the Creator, the One and Only.

Shamim Imtiaz

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

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.

Umm Hafsah Rumaisah

Rochelle Flores (Umm Hafsah Rumaisah), born in Trinidad & Tobago, is a 31 year old stay at home mother of two. She has an Associates Degree in Literatures in English and has studied Islamic studies for a few years at Knowledge International University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She currently writes for a local Islamic periodical newspaper, The Muslim Chronicle

Ustadh Wael Ibrahim

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

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 Zaini

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

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 Bint Zaki

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.

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