Ustadha Raghad K. Bushnaq was born and raised in Syria. She studied with some of the best teachers in Syria, including those who have published works in the subjects of Fiqh, Comparative Fiqh, Tawheed, Seera, Fiqh Seerah, Hadeeth, Tafseer, Tajweed, Rijal, and Quran Sciences. She memorized the Quran in 1994 and later received Ijaza to teach Tajwid in the recitation of Hafs. She is currently working on a Hifz Ijaza.
Additionally, Ustadha Raghad studied agricultural engineering at Damascus University and Sharia at Imam University in Saudi Arabia. In 2006, she went back and studied Islamic Economics at Imam University.
She has also taught English as second language at Al Rowad International Schools and developed curriculum for Jewels of Knowledge International Schools in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Ustatha Raghad has been an instructor and an active member in the Muslim community of the DC Metro area since 1989. She has been a proud member of the Fawakih Institute since September 2014 and will be joining Rabata in September 2015.