Ustadha Amina Khawaja studied the Islamic sciences in Damascus, Syria from 2003-7 at Ma’had al-Fath al-Islamiyah. There she studied Islamic Jurisprudence, Tafseer, Arabic, Tasawwuf, the Prophetic Biography, and other traditional sciences. Following her studies in Syria, she enrolled at the Islamic University of Islamabad in Pakistan. She dedicated a few years there to studying Arabic literary criticism, lexicon, grammar and rhetoric. She holds two masters degrees: one in Arabic Literature and another in Statistics. Currently, she works full time as a Statistician and teaches at the M.E.C.C.A. center during her free time.