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Yasmin Mogahed’s Biography

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Yasmin Mogahed was born on March 11, 1980, in Egypt, Africa. She is an American-Egyptian motivational speaker, passionate about spirituality, psychology, and the wellbeing and personal development of humans.

A devout Muslim, she speaks and expresses how important her religion is to her. She grew up alongside her sister, Dalia Mogahed, who is a researcher, consultant, and the current director of Research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) in Washington, D.C.

She is also an Ustadha, which is an Islamic title for people who have acquired higher knowledge of Islam from an institution of study. Yasmin Mogahed is a successful motivational speaker with over 13.1 million views and  322,000 subscribers on YouTube. On her channel, she speaks about psychology, motivation, how important spirituality is to humans, and how humans can sync all aspects of their lives through personal development and growth.

Although there isn’t a lot of information about her spouse and family on the internet, because she likes to maintain a private life outside her very active social life, Yasmin is married. 

She got her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison in Psychology and earned a master’s degree in journalism and mass communication. She made history when she became the first Muslim woman to become an instructor at AlMaghrib Institute of Islamic studies in Houston, Texas, United States of America. 

Yasmin Mogahed practised journalism for a while, making guest posts at the Huffington Post, and was a columnist for InFocus news for some time. She also worked as a writing instructor at Cardinal Stritch University. She is a successful author of two best-selling books, “Reclaim your heart: Personal insights on breaking free from life’s shackles” which is a self-help guide to helping people deal with life’s issues without sinking into the world and “Love & Happiness: A collection of personal reflections and quotes” which helps on self-reflection and self-development, and life lessons are both available on Amazon.  

Yasmin is very passionate about the self-development of women and men into their persons, developing independent personalities outside their intertwined social relationships, and connecting with God. She currently lives in the United States with her family. 

Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed is known for her gift of captivating an entire audience with her thoughts and insightful reflections. She is a Psychology graduate, and attained her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

As a skilled creative writer, her literature speaks from the heart and is felt by millions around the world. After completing her graduate work, she taught Islamic Studies and served as a youth coordinator. Currently she’s a writer for the Huffington Post, a highly sought-after international speaker, and author who focuses most of her work on spiritual and personal development. She is well known for her book available worldwide, Reclaim Your Heart: Personal Insights on Breaking Free From Life’s Shackles.

Her ability to relate all intervals of life to one’s relationship with the Creator is a remedy for those seeking comfort and solace in this dunya. She has the honour of being AlMaghrib Institute’s first female instructor.

Are Yasmin Mogahed and Dalia Mogahed related?

Dalia Mogahed is Yasmin Mogahed’s sister. And Dalia Mogahed (born 1975), is an American researcher and consultant of Egyptian origin. She is the director of research at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) in Washington, D.C. She is also President and CEO of Mogahed Consulting, a Washington, D.C.-based executive coaching and consulting firm specializing in Muslim societies and the Middle East. Mogahed is former executive director of the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies, a non-partisan research center that provided data and analysis to reflect the views of Muslims all over the world. She was selected as an advisor by U.S. President Barack Obama on the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

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