Product Description

This Program is SOLD OUT – we are making a wait list for another session on Tuesdays from 4:00-5:30. Email info@hikmahinstitute.org if you are interested.

Mommy & Me: Quran Playgroup

Ustadha Maryam Amir

When: Thursdays from 4:00-5:30 pm, October 19-November 9, 2017
Where: Near Santa Clara University
Who: 18 months – 3 years
Cost: $50 (per child)

Description
Join us for a weekly playgroup where mothers & their children have fun and build a relationship with the Qur’an.
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Instructor Bio
Maryam Amir received her master’s in Education from UCLA, where her research focused on the effects of mentorship rooted in Critical Race Theory for urban high school students of color. She holds a bachelor’s in Child and Adolescent Development from San Jose State University, where she served as the President of the Muslim Student Association for two consecutive years. Currently, she is pursuing a second bachelor’s degree in Islamic Studies through Al Azhar University. Maryam spent a year studying the Arabic language and Qur’an in Cairo, Egypt, and has memorized the Qur’an. She has been presented the Student of the Year award by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Maryam writes for virtualmosque.com and aljumuah.com and frequently travels to work with different communities on topics related to spiritual connections, social issues and women’s studies.