Ustadha Sawsan Mostafa was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. She acquired a BS in Political Science from Cairo University and started her Shari’a studies in 2003 at the famous Dar-al Hosary Institute in Cairo. Later, she studied Shafi’i fiqh, Hanafi fiqh, Tajweed, Arabic and other Islamic sciences with Shaykhs in Egypt and Jordan. Ustadha Sawsan received her Ijaza in Tajweed in the narration of Hafs ‘an ‘Asim with Shaykh Sulayman Van Ael. She currently lives in Alexandria with her husband and son while continuing her Islamic studies.