Recently our team member Beenish Mahmood interviewed Shabnam Ansari from Worldwide Quran Thinkers.

Shabnam Ansari is the founder of Worldwide Quran Thinkers, an open forum for thinking, pondering and discussion on Quranic Ayahs. The objective of this forum is to help each other understand Quranic Ayahs through word by word translation, thinking, reflecting and research- to understand Quran from Quran itself is the basic objective of this forum.

Through their presentation sessions, website, social media, articles, videos and Quran Fahmi classes, they share knowledge based on their research on Quran. They offer free weekly Quran Fahmi classes, focusing building an understanding in Deen, the basic concepts of Deen, the stories from Quran, the key simple vocabulary, motor skills through drawing and painting and class participation through interactive discussion. The duration of the class is one hour of which 20 minutes is focused on reading and recitation, Qaida in English. Classes are available for both children and adults.

For more information, please visit their website at and email them at

Look out for their upcoming Muslim Youth Talent Recognition contest.

Here is a video of the interview:

About the Interviewer:

Beenish Mahmood is a member of the contributors team for MuslimMoms.Ca. She is an Administrative professional with years of experience working with children with special needs. She also volunteers at Literacy South Halton tutoring adults with Down Syndrome and Learning Difficulties. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, travelling, and serving the community.