Confirmed Speakers

Dr. Mohsin Ansari
Dr. Mohsin AnsariPresident, ICNA
Dr. Mohsin Ansari is the current President of Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). He has been with ICNA, serving in different capacities for the past three decades. He previously served as the Chairman of ICNA Relief and Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD).
Imam Siraj Wahhaj
Imam Siraj WahhajImam of America
Imam Siraj Wahhaj is a globally recognized Islamic Leader. With over 40 years experience of sharing riveting messages that have sparked the minds and inspired the soul. His message is rooted in hope, faith and the power of redemption. He is Imam of Al-Taqwa mosque in Brooklyn, New York.
Sh. Omar Suleiman
Sh. Omar SuleimanFounder and President of the Yaqeen Institute
Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research, and an Adjunct Professor of Islamic Studies in the Graduate Liberal Studies Program at SMU
Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan
Sh. Abdur Rahman KhanChair, ICNA Shariah Council
Sh. Abdur Rahman Khan is a member of ICNA and the Chairman of the ICNA Shariah Council. He’s a member of the Fiqh Council of North America.
Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda
Sh. Abdul Nasir JangdaFounder and Director of Qalam Institute
Sh. Abdul Nasir Jangda latest projects include Quran Intensive, Khateeb Training, chronicling of the Prophetic Biography at www.qalaminstitute.org
Imam Suhaib Webb
Imam Suhaib WebbScholar
He is currently the resident scholar at the ICNYU and teaches a course at NYU on Islamic Law and Ethics.
Sh. Saad Tasleem
Sh. Saad TasleemInstructor, Al-Maghrib
Shaykh Saad studied Art History, Modern Art, Graphic Design, and Psychology at the University of Maryland. He then went on to study in the Islamic University of Madinah
Sh. Yaser Birjas
Sh. Yaser BirjasHead of Theory Department, Al-Maghrib
Started his career in Electronic Engineering, then he graduated as class Valedictorian with the highest honors from The Islamic University of Madinah.
Dr. Altaf Husain
Dr. Altaf HusainVice President, ISNA
Dr. Altaf Husain serves as Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs at Howard University. He has a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering a M.S. and Ph.D. in Social Work.
Ieasha Prime
Ieasha Prime
She studied Arabic, Quran at the Fajr Institute and general Islamic studies in other institutes in Cairo, Egypt.  After two years in Egypt, she enrolled in Dar al Zahra, Islamic University for Women in Yemen.
Ustadh Abdel Rahman Murphy
Ustadh Abdel Rahman MurphyMuslim Chaplain, and Assistant Imam.
Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago, with a Bachelor’s in Teaching of English and Religious Studies.
Imam Khalid Griggs
Imam Khalid GriggsEditor, The Message Magazine and Vice President, ICNA
Imam Khalid is Imam of the Community Mosque of Winston-Salem. He is a human rights and prison reform activist and author of Come Let Us Change This World: A Brief History of the Islamic Party in North America.
Dr. Suzy Ismail
Dr. Suzy IsmailVisiting Professor at DeVry University, NJ
She specializes in presenting a range of communication seminars and workshops at major corporations, conferences and events.
Sh. Waleed Basyouni
Sh. Waleed BasyouniVice-President of AlMaghrib Institute
Senior Scholar. Head of Islamic Theology and Ethics Department. Master’s in Islamic Theology, World Religions and Modern Religious Sects.
Sh. Suleiman Hani
Sh. Suleiman HaniResident Scholar & AlMaghrib Instructor
Sh. Suleiman has a Master’s from the University of Jordan and a Master’s from Harvard University. He serves AlMaghrib Institute, Yaqeen Institute, and as a Resident Scholar in Dearborn.
Imam Asif Hirani
Imam Asif HiraniResident Scholar of Worcester Islamic Center
Dr. Asif Hirani completed his Bachelors of Business Administration in Fashion designing before switching gears to the pursuit of Islamic Studies. He has completed his Masters in Islamic Studies (Usul-ud-din) from…
Dr. Sabeel Ahmed
Dr. Sabeel AhmedExecutive Director of the GainPeace Project
After completing his medical education from the Carribean, he decided to dedicate his time as a *full-time (daee) educator of Islam* to tackle Islamophobia.
Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy
Sh. Mohammad ElshinawyResearch Fellow at Yaqeen Institute
Sh. Mohammad Elshinawy currently serves as the resident scholar at IECPA (Islamic Education Center of PA). He is a graduate of English Literature. Studied briefly at the Islamic University of Madinah (Hadith College). Studying at Mishkah University.
Dr. Madiha Tahseen
Dr. Madiha TahseenResearch Fellow and a Community Educator
Dr. Madiha Tahseen is a Research Fellow and a Community Educator at The Family and Youth Institute, or the FYI. She holds a PhD in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC).
Dr. Madiha Tahseen
Dr. Madiha TahseenScholar of religion, politics, and globalization.
Dr. Bazian is also a professor in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and an adviser to the Religion, Politics, and Globalization Center.
Dunia Shuaib
Dunia ShuaibCertified Marriage Educator, Radio Show Host.
she has been doing extensive research to pinpoint the problems in Muslim marriages in the West and find practical solutions.
Ustadh Majed Mahmoud
Ustadh Majed MahmoudTeaches with Al-Maghrib Institute.
As he travels worldwide lecturing about different aspects of Islam, Majed works full-time as a mechanical engineer and teaches with Al-Maghrib Institute.
Sh. Suhail Mulla
Sh. Suhail MullaDirector of the Los Angeles branch of the Khalil Center
Master’s in Social Welfare from UCLA and another Bachelor’s Degree in Shari’ah (Islamic Law) from one of the world’s most prestigious Islamic seminaries – Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt.
Ustadha Lobna Mulla
Ustadha Lobna MullaMotivational speaker and community educator
Lobna is a recent graduate of Chapman University with a Masters of Fine Arts in Screenwriting. She is the creator of the YouTube channel, Double Shot Mocha Productions
Sh. Ismael Essa
Sh. Ismael EssaDirector of Tarteel Academy at MCGP, NJ.
Graduated from Al-Azhar University, with an Ijaza for Specialization in the Qur’anic Sciences and the ten recitations.
Dr. Farjana Khan
Dr. Farjana KhanCEO at A.K.K.I. Foundation.
Psychologist, Educator, Speaker, Author of 7 books on Islam, Mental Health, and Education. Appearances on television/radio talk shows (Islamophobia, Mental Health, and Education).
Dr. Kia Jahed
Dr. Kia JahedBiomedical Engineering Researcher
After converting to Islam in high school, he has been passionate about Islamic Studies and holistic interpretations of scripture.
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