Sabiha Karim-Jaffer was born in Nairobi, Kenya and migrated with her family to Toronto, Canada when she was 9 years old. She finished her secular education with a Degree in Computer Programming. After marriage, she moved to Damascus (Zaynabiyyah) with her husband. She took various Master’s level courses in Islamic Education and completed 4 years of Hawza Studies. She studied Arabic, Arabic Grammar, Theology, Jurisprudence, Logic and all the other traditional hawza subjects. After graduating in 2011, she returned to Toronto with her husband. She currently home schools her two daughters and serves the Toronto communities by delivering lectures, teaching classes, facilitating interactive workshops, and mentoring young girls and women in the community.