Sharifa has been involved in her local Muslim community and Islamic School in various capacities since she was a child. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and an M.Ed in Education. Sharifa finds true pleasure in trying to make a difference in people's lives; especially when it comes to helping people unite in the sacred bond of marriage. She lives in Maryland, and loves going on long walks with her best friend and husband, and her two beautiful boys, alhamdulillah.