❀ Shaykh Ahmad Arshad

Shaykh Ahmad Arshad has been a lifelong student of Islamic Scholarship and Spirituality. He holds several formal Ijazahs from traditional Mashaikh in the field of tazkiyyah. For the last 19 years, he has worked extensively to inculcate a deep connection in Muslim communities with their Deen, especially amongst the youth and college-going students. Shaykh Ahmad Arshad has traveled far and wide throughout North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia with a focus on spiritual development to bring the masses closer to Allah (SWT). He conducts regular online and on-site Halaqas and Dhikr gatherings at Zainab Center Khanqah and Musallah in Edison, NJ, assisting seekers on the path of knowledge and purification.

Shaykh Ahmad has worked in academia most of his life. He currently works as a Director at NYU and has to his credit a Bachelor in Computer Science, a Masters in Management and Systems, a Masters in Interactive Technology Program as well as an ongoing Doctorate in Leadership and Innovation, all from NYU. He serves as a faculty member at New York University, Rutgers University, Middlesex College and Union College.

❀ Aalimah Humera Ahmad

Aalimah Humera Ahmad is an outstanding madrassah graduate completing her Dars-e Nizami successfully, attaining Aalimiyyah Degree. She holds various Ijazahs in Tajweed, Tafseer, Hadeeth Sciences (Sihah Sittah), Uloom-ul-Quran, Fiqh, and Islamic theology. Known as Aapi Jaan in her circles, Aalimah Humera Ahmad stands apart by having an equally proficient academic background. She holds Bachelors in Business, Masters in Economics, and a Masters in Islamic Studies and Arabic.

Apart from serving as a Professor at the Department of Economics, she also excels in Computer Programming. She has continued excelling in academics and pursuing teaching after moving to the United States.

Humera Aapi Jaan has dedicated her life to Da’wah and teaching Traditional Islamic Scholarship to sisters worldwide. She has laid the foundation of numerous Islamic Educational Institutes. She travels extensively within the US, Canada, the UK, Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia guiding women to Islamic conduct and mannerism. Every year, Humera Aapi Jaan conducts LIVE Online Daura e Tafseer, Workshops, Seminars, and Conferences which are attended by a huge audience from around the world. She has worked comprehensively with the youth in the twin cities of New York and New Jersey and continues the legacy to date, changing the lives of thousands of people for more than two decades.