Our authors

Aisha Hasan

dpAisha Hasan is Editor-in-Chief of The Muslimah Diaries. An Economics graduate from London, by day she works as a Middle East researcher with a focus on Syria and national development programmes. She is also an aalima student and a Quran teacher. She has been active in the community for the past ten years, appearing on television, radio shows and delivering talks on issues important to Muslim youth.


Nur Sevencan

Nur Sevencan is a final year student studying Economics at Wellesley College, US with a concentration in art history. She is a regular contributor, and the Marketing and Outreach Director for The Muslimah Diaries. She is passionate about social justice issues within an Islamic framework. She previously worked at IMAN Central and volunteers  for religious communities in Boston. She can be found on Twitter: @nomadicturk

Iman Amin

imanIman is an alimah student at Al Salam Institute, and a youth worker at Bayaan Youth Group for young Muslim girls. She takes a great interest in current affairs and the role of Islam in society today. She hopes to pursue further studies in the Arabic language and the Quran. You can follow her on Twitter: @hearandweobey


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Marzuqa Karima

marzuqaMarzuqa Karima is a graduate of Ebrahim College having completed the Alimiyyah Programme and subsequent postgraduate course in Hadith studies (Dawra Al-Hadith). Her interest lies in the Hadith sciences, and she has attained ijāza from the likes of Shaykh Akram Nadwi (UK) and Shaykh Hatim al-Awni (Makkah), as well as studying for a brief stint in Ammān at the University of Jordan. She is currently pursuing an MA in Islamic Studies at SOAS. A student by day and a Taekwondoist by evening.

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Arta A. has completed her undergraduate studies in Law and Politics, and postgraduate studies in International Commercial Law – at each level using her modules and knowledge gained to research post-conflict Balkans. She hopes to carry on her research in this area at PhD level in the near future. You can follow her on Twitter at @Arta_Ldn

Farhat Amin

farhatFarhat Amin is the founder of “The Muslim Sticker Company” which provide positive Islamic parenting resources to help Muslim parents/teachers inspire kids to follow Islam. She regularly posts on her blog MuslimStickers.com/fblog. You can also visit her website at: MuslimStickers.com or FB page The Muslim Sticker Company


Iman Awed

iman picIman Awed is a young Somali writer living in Copenhagen, Denmark. Her interests include Islamic history, sociology and politics, especially that which concerns the affairs of the Muslim world, and seeks to inspire Muslim youth to emulate their forefathers in order to return to their former glory.



Sarah Salih

Sarah Salih is a Qalam seminary graduate and the co-ordinator of Conscious, a youth lead organisation dedicated to youth and female empowerment which we aim to bring to light through a practical and relevant understanding of Islam.