B.A., Economics – University of California, Berkeley

M.B.A, Finance and Consulting – University of Southern California

Certificate in Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures – University of California, Los Angeles Extension

Master’s in Religion – Harvard University

Ph.D. Student, Islamic Studies – University of California, Los Angeles


MA Thesis – An Analysis of Muslim Women’s Rights Based on the Works of Amina Wadud, Fatima Mernissi, and Riffat Hassan


Languages: Urdu

Fields of Interest

Ethnomusicology – Indo-Persian Confluence

Islamic Art

Islam in Southeast Asia

Islamic Diaspora in Southern California

Islam and Women