Ustadha Tahira Hadi


Tahira completed her BA in Business Administration in 1998. She worked for Islamic Relief and IIIT and attended several Deen Intensive programmes where she studied under many teachers including Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, Imam Zaid Shakir and Shaykh Jihad Brown. In 2001 she travelled to Syria to pursue her Arabic and Islamic studies further, consequently spending 7 years in Damascus.

During these years she completed the Arabic for foreigners programme at the University of Damascus as well as taking several advanced Arabic courses at the famous Abu Nour Institute. Whilst in Damascus she studied various Islamic disciplines including Theology, Jurispudence, and Grammar. She received her ijaza in Quran from Shaykh Hassan al Kurdi in 2002. She was fortunate to study with several Scholars, her most notable teachers include Shaykh Adnan Darwish, Shaykh Wa’il Al-Hanbali, Shaykh Muhammad Sukkar, (may Allah have mercy upon his soul), and Shaykh Abdur-Rahman Arjan.

She is married with one child and currently teaches at Lady Nafisa School.


  • Tahira completed her BA in Business Administration in 1998


  • Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

  • Imam Zaid Shakir

  • Shaykh Jihad Brown

  • Shaykh Hassan al Kurdi
Shaykh Adnan Darwish

  • Shaykh Wa’il Al-Hanbali

  • Shaykh Muhammad Sukkar

  • Shaykh Abdur-Rahman Arjan

  • Shaykh Muhammad al Yaqoubi

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