Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Sayedaty Ep. 8: Arwa bint Ahmed

As a queen and leader of her dominion, Arwa bint Ahmed had the capability to do so much, but she prioritized building places of knowledge and worship. She understood that only by promoting proper knowledge and worship of Allah SWT could her community flourish – and flourish it did.

Learn more about “The Noble Queen” of Yemen with Tesneem AlKiek in this week’s episode of Sayedaty.

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Tesneem Alkiek

FELLOW | Tesneem is the Director of Expanded Learning and a Fellow at Yaqeen Institute. She completed her undergraduate degree in Early Christianity and Islamic Studies at the University of Michigan. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Islamic Studies at Georgetown University with a focus on the development of Islamic law.