BIOGRAPHY

Safiyah Abdul Khaaliq


Founder and CEO, Essential Living for Muslim Women Inc.: Breast Cancer Health Initiative
Lithonia, Georgia

Safiyah Abdul Khaaliq is the founder and CEO of Essential Living for Muslim Women Inc., and director of administrative services of Essential Living for Muslim Women Breast Health/Mammography Initiative.

Ms. Khaaliq promotes the importance of self-health; and strives to enhance all opportunities that empower Muslim and non-Muslim women without regard to language, ethnicity, natural origin, race, culture, tradition and/or opinion; to evaluate their self-consciousness; their spiritual strengths; their character; their responsibilities; and, above all, to take proactive steps toward a healthful lifestyle.

Upon embracing Islam as a way of life, Ms. Khaaliq began her pursuit of religion and social truths. She completed a four-year program of classical and modern standard Arabic and Islamic studies at the University of Al Azhar and the Fajr Institute in Cairo, Egypt. She currently teaches the classical and modern standard Arabic and Women in Islam studies program at Islamic schools, home schools, private tutoring and various Masajid (places of worship).