Dr. Amina Wadud

Professor, Dr. amina wadud chose Islam half a century ago, in1972. She began in earnest her study of Islam and Arabic at the University of Pennsylvania the following year she completed her MA and PhD at University of Michigan in 1988 with a special focus on Qur’an and Gender. She has travelled to more than 60 countries and lived in 6, including Muslim majority contexts in Africa and Asia. As an activist she helped to form pro-faith Muslim women’s NGO’s and as and academic she is an international consultant and resource person globally for progressive inclusive Islam.