Saahera graduated in Maths & Computer Science from UCL. She briefly worked in computing & finance & then qualified as a teacher in 2002, teaching maths to children aged 11-18. Having joined the shurah in 2006, she led & taught at the APLC for 2 years & is now overseeing the ‘Alamiyah Schools Project.
Saahera is a founding trustee & secretary for the Quest Foundation for Learning & is currently completing an MA in Maths Education, alongside a Montessori Early Years Diploma. She is also qualified with an Ijaza in tajwid & teachs tajwid at Barking Mosque. " ‘Alamiyah Institute has opened up a whole new way of understanding e ducation & given me the drive to make a real change in my life & the life of young people".