Arwa Alkhawaja

Chairwoman/Founder/Coach

Contact Info     rihlausa@gmail.com

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Education

  • M.A. | Leadership Studies The University of San Diego  

  • B.S. | Chemistry | King Saud University, Saudi Arabia 

  • Leadership/ Life Skills Coaching University of San Diego

  • Project Management Certification Program

  • Diploma in Child Development from King Saud University

Languages Spoken

  • English

  • Arabic 

A community organizer, and lifelong educator.

In her twenty years of experience teaching at the Islamic School of San Diego, she was honored to become a steady fixture in the San Diego Muslim community.

As a public speaker, she organized and participated in countless community faith, and interfaith activities and symposiums.

Ms. Alkhawaja leads a weekly halaqh (study group) at the Muslim Community Center, and is currently the Chaplain of the Muslim Students Association at the University of California-San Diego.

She co-founded and instructed a course of Life Skills Islamic Education Program at the Al-Nour Center at Escondido.

Fellow of RISE-San Diego Urban Leadership Program. She was twice awarded Teacher of the Year at the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair.