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Resident Tajwid and Quranic Arabic Instructor

Mariam Papa is a graduate of the University of Kansas and holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy. She has pursued both Islamic Studies and Arabic domestically and abroad and in 2004 obtained an ijazah to teach tajwid during her time in Damascus Syria. She has taught tajwid for Fawakih since its inception in 2008 and joined the Arabic team at Fawakih in 2012. She works as a consulting pharmacist and resides in Herndon, Virginia with her husband and daughter.