This is a monthly event that will be featuring a revert/convert/new Muslim. Who will be sharing her story with the group. This is a casual supportive setting where women can get together and exchange resources stories and ideas.
Safiyah started her journey to Islam as a pre-teen in Dallas, Texas. Her quest for knowledge, spirituality and personal autonomy lead her to Houston,Texas as a young adult embarking on a “new life” away from familiar influences, friends and family.
As a mother of two beautiful young girls, wife, daughter and a disaster case manager for a national Islamic organization, Safiyah manages to nurture her faith as well as balance her home life by the grace of God. Safiyah is a former Islamic school teacher and holds a bachelor's and a master's degree in sociology from Prairie View A&M University. She has more than 25 years of professional work experience and has been actively involved in several nonprofit organizations throughout the greater Houston community. Safiyah is a lifetime learner, she loves being resourceful and creative, traveling and experiencing new cultures, as well as fishing and cooking.