Zainab Ahmed was born and raised in Chicago, IL. From a young age, Zainab had a vision to serve the community. She particularly harbored a passion to help our youth develop a strong foundation for their relationship with Allah ﷻ and our Messenger ﷺ. To follow this vision, Zainab began her lifelong pursuit of Islamic Education, starting at Darul Uloom of Chicago in 2014. Zainab’s passion led her and her family to later move to Dallas, Texas to facilitate further studies at Qalam Institute. Zainab graduated from Qalam Institute’s 5-year ‘Ālimiyyah program based out of Carrollton, Texas in 2023. During this journey, alongside her academic endeavors, Zainab has had the opportunity to work with various masājid and organizations. She is currently pursuing her professional career in Business Project Management and Islamic Psychology. Her aspiration is to merge her background in Mental Health and Islamic Studies to better serve the community with a focus on the well-being of American Muslim youth. When she’s not at work or school she’s enjoying time traveling with family and trying new adventures.