Ustadh AbdelRahaman Murphy is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago where he earned a Bachelor’s in Teaching of English and Religious Studies as well as a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling. He also serves as an imam, youth director, Islamic Studies teacher, and chaplain for the community.
Shaykh Saad Tasleem studied Islamic Sciences at the Islamic University of Madinah, he earned a Bachelor’s in the Faculty of Islamic Law. Shaykh is dedicated to teaching the youth about the balance between the Western and Islamic lifestyles. At the Al-Maghrib Institute he has developed several different seminars about topics relating to Fiqh, as he works to empower the Muslim youth.
Dr. Haifaa Younis is a graduate from the Mecca Institute of Islamic Studies and the Al-Huda Qu’ran Memorization School. She is the founder and chairman of Jannah Institute, an non-profit educational institute that focuses on Islamic education for girls and women. Dr. Younis is passionate about spreading the word of Islam through her teachings.
Ustadha Amina Darwish currently serves as a Chaplain at Columbia University and previously acted as the Muslim Chaplain at University of Cincinnati. She also earned her BS in Chemical Engineering from Kuwait University, a MS in Industrial Engineering and PhD in Chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Ustadha Darwish is a graduate from the Qalam seminary and worked as the content development coordinator at the Muslim Youth of North America.
Mufti Azeemuddin Ahmed currently serves as the director and associate Imam of Masjid DarusSalam. At a young age he memorized the Qu’ran. He also studied at Dar al-Ulum Zakariyaa for eight years. Mufti Azeemuddin is passionate about Islamic education and sharing his knowledge in order to benefit others.
Dr. Suzy Ismail is an published author of several books such as the Modern Muslim Marriage, When Muslim Marriages Fail and a number of other notable writings. She is the founder and Head Communication Consultant at Cornerstone, which is a faith-oriented communication center that is focused on the youth, identity and relationship building. Dr. Ismail earned her Doctorate in Human Services with a concentration in Family Studies and Intervention Strategies.
Mufti Asif Umar attended the Institute of Islamic Education where he completed the memorization of the Qu’ran. Since 2012 Mufti Asif has served has the Iman for the Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis. He is also heavily involved in organizations such as the Imam Council of Greater St. Louis, the West St. Louis County Interfaith Discussion Group and serves on the cabinet of the Interfaith Partnership of St. Louis.
Imam Kacem Djilali serves as the Imam for Masjid Dar-Al Jalal. He represents the community in interfaith circles as well as collaborate and coordinate with local and national Muslim organizations. Imam Djilali provides marriage and youth consultation along with coaching the youth.