Dr. Aysha Wazwaz has PhD in Islamic Studies with an honor from Jinan University. She has a M.A. in contemporary Islamic studies, and B.A. in fiqh/Islamic legislature from Alquds University. She speaks Arabic and English. Born in the U.S. to a Palestinian father and a mixed mother from Palestinian and Paraguayan/Spanish decent. She is a chaplain at St. Catherine University. Dr. Aysha is the founder of Gems of Light non profit organization. Dr. Wazwaz is married to a Tunisian scholar and has 3 children. She currently lives in Minnesota in the U.S.A.