Sajida Amin-Sabjee Khan

Country

South Africa

Known for

Educator, Artist, and Activist

Dates

Hijri Unknown-Present (AH); Common Era Unknown-Present (CE)

Sajida Amin-Sabjee Khan

Biography

Sajida Amin-Sabjee Khan is an educator at Al Falaah College, an artist, and an activist in the Muslim community. As an educator, Ms. Khan trains young girls to take on leadership positions and is influential in developing their self confidence and self esteem. She motivates and encourages these young women to achieve their desired goals, a job that she has had interest in from an early age. Ms. Khan is also a part of a small group of artists who are providing platforms for Islamic inspired art in South Africa. She has often used her artistic talent to help Muslim women find power in self expression. She is constantly involved in various projects in education, the arts, and culture that are aimed at the upliftment of women and children. Ms. Khan received her BA in Fine Arts from the University of Durban Westville as well as a diploma in the Arabic language from the University of Zarqa in Jordan. She is a wife and the busy mother of three beautiful children.