An Evening with Ustadha Zaynab Ansari

Do you as a Muslim women have questions about Islam that you just don’t feel comfortable talking or asking a man about?
Ustadha Zaynab Ansari of the Lamppost Education Initiative will be conducting an informal Question and Answer Session Friday, November 11th, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pa .
This Session will be for SISTERS ONLY!

  • Where: United Muslim Islamic Center 1251 Point Breeze Ave Philadelphia Pa 19146
  • Date: Friday, November 11th, 2016
  • Time: Doors open at 7pm Q&A Session begins at 7:30pm
  • Cost: FREE (Donations will be appreciated-Light refreshments will be served)
  • For questions or more info on this event, please contact us by email at or call us at 215-519-0261.

Ustadha Zaynab spent four years studying sacred knowledge at Abu Nour Islamic Foundation of Damascus, Syria completing with distinction a Thanawiya Shar’iya (equivalent to a secondary school diploma). Her studies covered Arabic, Qur’anic exegesis (tafsir), Qur’anic recitation (qira’at), Shafi’i jurisprudence (fiqh), the Prophetic biography (sira), Hadith, Inheritance law (mirath), and theology (tawhid). Her teachers included Ustadh Adnan al-Azmeh, Ustadha Sousan Falah, Ustadha Sanaa, Ustadha Huda al-Habash, Ustadha Samar, and Shaykh Muhammad al-Sukkar. In addition to studies at Abu Nour, Zaynab studied advanced Arabic at the University of Damascus. She holds a B.A. in History and a B.I.S. in Middle Eastern Studies from Georgia State University, graduating summa cum laude. She has taught with Sunnipath, Seekers Guidance, and writes for Azizah Magazine. She recently relocated from Atlanta, GA to Knoxville, TN to join the Tayseer Foundation as a scholar-in-residence. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Lamppost Education Initiative.

Ustadha Zaynab Ansari will also be a featured speaker at our “Building the Faithful Muslim Family” Seminar on November 12, 2016 in Philadelphia. Please click HERE for more details on this event from the Lamppost Education Initiative.