Imam Wisam Sharieff is the Founder & CEO of AQL (Advocating Quranic Lifestyle), an institute focused on educating people and communities on how to read, recite, reflect upon, and retain the Quran. He also leads the ground-breaking Quran Revolution program for AlMaghrib Institute, a state-of-the-art learning system through which Imam Wisam has helped students transform their interaction with the Quran.
Imam Wisam has had the unique opportunity to teach over 25,000 students around the world, both in person and online. Driven by the single vision to bring the Book and Message of Allah to people around the world, he has made Quranic recitation and memorization accessible to every man, woman, and child.
Imam Wisam began his Islamic education at the Institute of Islamic Education (IIE) in Elgin, Illinois. He then continued at the Quran Academy in Lahore, Pakistan, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic grammar and a minor in Arabic literature. He has studied under scholars in Makkah and in Egypt, and most recently completed his ijazah in Ashara Qiraat. Imam Wisam is also a certified radiology technician. He resides with his family in Dallas, Texas.