Converted to Shia Islam – Sister Amina Inloes

Sister Amina Inloes grew up in Southern California, USA. Her interest in religion started when she began high school.

Sr. Amina then discovered Islam where she further examined numerous Islamic books and references especially the Holy Quran and as a result, she became interested to the degree of conviction.

Sr. Amina then decided to become a Muslim at the age of 14 years old after realizing how logical and important this religion is. Ever since, Sr. Amina has continued her research about Islam and has become a role model for those who were born Muslim and for those who have converted to Islam. She has appeared on different Muslim media stations to share her journey and her inspirational knowledge.

Sr. Amina started off her academic endeavor by studying computer science at UC Berkeley, California.

She currently has a Master’s degree in Islamic Studies and is currently working on a PhD in Islamic Studies. Sr. Amina works for the Islamic College in London in the Department of Research and Publications and as a lecturer.

As a speaker, she enjoys discussing spiritual issues, ethical issues, doctrinal issues, historical issues pertaining to the time of the Imamate, or social issues and educational issues that are relevant to the community as a whole.

Sr. Amina also has a Master’s degree in education and has much experience working in Islamic schools.

Amina Inloes received an MA in Islamic Studies from the Islamic College in 2009 and is pursuing a PhD in Islamic Studies at Exeter University.

She also holds an MA in Teaching with an emphasis on Mathematics and is a qualified teacher who has taught a diversity of other subjects including Physics, Mathematics, and Religious Studies. She works for the Research and Publications Department of the Islamic College and is programme leader for the MA – Islamic Studies programme.