Imam Abdullah completed his basic training and education in his native Turkey. From 1996-2003 he worked on a variety of faith-based humanitarian and relief projects in Myanmar (Burma) and Malaysia with the Association of Social and Economic Solidarity with Pacific Countries.
Marwa Aly is the Muslim Chaplain at both Trinity College and Wesleyan University since 2008. She received her Masters in Islamic Studies and Christian Muslim Relations from the Hartford Seminary and is currently working on completing her certification in Islamic Chaplaincy. Prior to her appointment at Trinity and Wesleyan, she was the first Muslim Chaplain at Manhattanville College located in Purchase New York.
Ra’ufa Sherry Tuell serves as a Muslim chaplain at a major level-one trauma hospital in the Midwest, and conducts workshops for healthcare workers and students about how to care for Muslim patients. Ra’ufa is the author of the book Islamic Approaches to Healthcare ―Muslim Beliefs and Healthcare Practices for Caregivers.
Imam Muhammad has received his Doctoral degree in Islamic Studies—Christian/Muslim relations from Hartford Seminary, a Masters degree in Theology and Counseling from New York Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor's degree in the Social Sciences from SUNY at New Paltz. He has also received a Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary. Imam Muhammad has a Certificate in Clinical Pastoral Education.
Bilal Ansari is a native of New Haven, Connecticut currently finishing his master's thesis towards completion of his degree in Muslim and Christian Relations and has already received an Islamic Chaplaincy Graduate Certification from Hartford Seminary.
Bilal is a contracted lecturer at Bureau of Prisons as Islamic Faith Leader at Federal Correction Institution, Danbury and a contracted employee at Tunxis Community College as At Risk Student Academic Counselor/Evening Administrator.
Shortly after converting to Islam, Ibrahim obtained his BA with honors in Humanities & Religious Studies. After this, Ibrahim began to teach at an Islamic high school in California and, in his free time, continued to learn from traditional shaykhs and sources.
Omer Bajwa is the "Coordinator of Muslim Life" in the Chaplain's Office at Yale University. Born in Pakistan, Omer emigrated to the United States at the age of three, growing up in Upstate New York. He earned his Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary, and he has been engaged in religious service, social activism, and educational outreach for the past nine years. His interests include Islam in the United States, interfaith activities, Islam and the global media, and transnational religious and intellectual networks. He regularly lectures about these topics and others at campuses, congregations, and communities across the country.