Khadija Haffajee, Majlis Member
Khadija Haffajee is a retired schoolteacher who is originally from South Africa. In the past, she has served as chairperson for the ISNA Women’s Committee and Canadian Zonal Representative for the MSA Women’s Committee. She has been a speaker at ISNA Conferences on different occasions and acts as an advisor and counselor for Islamic youth camps.
In 1996, she was elected Assistant Secretary General of the International Muslim Women’s Union and was a member of the 1996 Steering Committee for Christian-Muslim NGO Dialogue on Development. She has received recognition for her work with Afghan refugees in Peshawar, Pakistan in 1987 and was a member of the Mayor’s Advisory Council on Religious Affairs in 1981. She was also the president of the Ottawa Muslim Women Auxiliary.
Haffajee continues to speak at churches and institutions on Islam.
She now lives in Ottawa, Ontario.