Previous Talks: A middle ground: An Islamic and Psychological Perspective on the Divided Self, 2013
The Need For Female Scholarship, 2016
How to Turn Conflict into a Hug, 2017
Wife: Bringing Personal Happiness to Make Joint Happiness, 2017

Courses taught: New Muslims Program, Mecca Center
Perfecting The Prayer, Mecca Center
Beginner’s Aqidah, Masjid At-Taqwa
Ladies Of The Path,
Childhood And Society,

Published Writings: An African American Woman Reflects on the Transgender Movement, The Public Discourse
Love or Marriage, Alt Muslimah
For The Love of Food, The Demureist
Black Muslims and Black Issues, Sapelo Square
The Difference Between Ibn Ali And Everyone Else, Muslim Matters

Published Books: 40 Hadith of ‘Aisha (Here)

Topics of interest: Women’s issues, Social issues, General Islamic topics

Speakers bio: Nuriddeen Knight completed an MA in psychology with a focus on child and family from Columbia University. Alongside her academic degree, she studied traditional Islamic knowledge including Islamic law, theology, spirituality and prophetic biography with local scholars and in the majalis in Amman, Jordan.

In 2015 she created, a holistic initiative focused on human development through education, research, and counseling. Her written work has been featured in,, and She compiled a collection of 40 sayings from the prophet Muhammad’s life through the narration of his wife Aisha and is currently working on its second edition.

In 2013 she gave a lecture entitled ‘A middle ground: An Islamic and Psychological Perspective on the Divided Self’, combining Islamic wisdom and psychoanalytical theory. In 2014 she taught the New Muslims Program and Perfecting the Prayer classes for new Muslims in the M.E.C.C.A. center. In the summer of 2015, she conducted a class on traditional Islamic theology in Masjid At-Taqwa in Brooklyn, NY. In 2016 she gave a talk on the importance of female scholarship at the African American Islamic conference in Atlantic City, NY. Spring, 2017 she gave an online lecture for concerning marital conflict.

She currently resides between Fez, Morocco with her husband Ustadh Abu Bakr and NYC.

Would you like to book me for your event? As of now, we charge between $350- 500 for any event 3 days or less, we expect the total cost (if outside of NYC) to be $1,000 which includes our speaker’s fee, hotel, food and travel expenses. If outside the U.S. fee will be discussed on a case by case basis. If interested fill out our form below and will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your consideration.

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