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Sh Wasim Kempson

Wasim Kempson was born and raised in London U.K he accepted islam in 1994 then three years later he went on to study at Madinah University.He went on to study at the Islamic University of Madinah for seven years, during which he completed a Diploma in Arabic Language followed by a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Shariah in 2004.

Upon returning to the U.K he has been involved in many institutes and schools. He has worked with IQRA tv (Arabic & English), Islam Channel and Huda tv previously producing a number of Islamic series. Wasim Kempson is currently an Imam at West London Islamic Cultural Centre and is currently completing his MA in Islamic law from SOAS university.

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Sh Gyasi Mckinzie

Sh. Gyasi (Ja-see) Mckinzie was born in Washington D.C. and raised in Memphis, TN. He accepted Islam while in high school. He earned his B.A. from the College of Dawah and Usool Ad-Deen, and a diploma in Arabic from the Islamic University of Medina. He also has a Masters in Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University.

Sh. Gyasi has nearly 15 years of experience providing Islamic leadership to schools and organizations. Besides having served as Imam of the Muslim Society of Memphis and as chaplain at two federal prisons, he has been the Youth Director of the Youth and Dawah Center in Memphis, TN. He has also served as an Islamic Studies teacher and school counselor at Pleasant View School and the Islamic School of Irving respectively.

Currently, Sh. Gyasi works for Helping Hand for Relief and Development as the associate director of Marketing & Outreach for the US south central region. Sh. Gyasi also teaches classes at Al-Kauthar Institute.

Sh. Gyasi lives in Euless, TX with his family. When not spending time with the youth and volunteer activities, he loves reading and going fishing.

We ask Allah to bless his efforts.

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Sh Abdalla Idris Ali

Abdalla Idris Ali is a well-known American Muslim public speaker, successful fund-raiser and served as ISNA’s President from 1992-1997. Additionally, Sheikh Abdalla co-organized the Canadian Islamic Banking Conferences for 1996 and 1997. He also serves as a member on the Board of Trustees for the Islamic Teaching Center (ITC) and North American Islamic Trust (NAIT). Additionally, he is also on the Board of Advisors of the American Muslim Council (AMC) and past-Board member of the Council of Islamic Schools in North America. As an ISNA School principal, he developed and implemented Islamic and Arabic Studies curricula for elementary and junior high students. He has written various articles in Islamic Horizons and is a member of the ATP Editorial Board. His expertise is in the area of Islamic education in North America.

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Sh Furqan Jabbar

Furqan Jabbar was born in Melbourne, Australia. Upon completing high school in Melbourne he studied Arabic and Islamic studies for one year in Karachi, Pakistan. In 2002, he completed a diploma in Arabic studies at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He then remained in Riyadh where he pursued a degree in Islamic studies specialising in Fiqh & Uṣūl al-Fiqh.

Sheikh Furqan Jabbar has experience working for Islamic research institutes and daʿwah centres. He has worked with Islamic Finance companies in the Middle East where his role included providing research and structuring in Sharīʿah products.

Currently, Sheikh Furqan has completed studying his Masters degree in Islamic Banking & Finance in Melbourne. He enjoys teaching, translating and gives classes on ʿaqīdah and tawḥīd in his locality. In his free time, he enjoys reading, visiting family and friends and playing table-tennis.

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Sh Tawfique Chowdhury

Sheikh Tawfique Chowdhury is the Chairman and CEO of Mercy Mission. He has, from an early age, excelled in academic studies, consistently being awarded prizes and accolades for his various achievements.

Sheikh Tawfique is a graduate of Medicine from the University of Bond, Australia, as well as a graduate of the college of Shariah at the Islamic University of Madinah.

Being a prolific speaker, Sheikh Tawfique Chowdhury has travelled internationally, sharing his knowledge worldwide. He is renowned for specializing in Islamic Jurisprudence – particularly Islamic finance, Muslim Family Law and Islamic Medical Ethics.

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Sh Abubakr Zoud

TBA

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Muhammad Khodr & Kamal Saleh

Muhammad Khodr is an experienced and popular Da’ee involved in several community projects. He is also well known for his nasheed artistry and has worked on videos with the popular One 4 Kids Zaky productions and also as the host for the Little Explorers Kids TV Show on CH31.

Kamal Saleh has taken YouTube by storm becoming one of the biggest YouTube sensations for his Spoken Word talents. He has used his talent of spoken word in order to project the religion of Islam in a positive light.

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Dr. Sara Hassan

TBA