Moulana Sayyid Sameer Ali currently serves as the Director of Religious Life/Alim at DarulHikmah. Moulana was raised here in the US and completed his Bachelors Degree in the humanities. He then spent over six years in the Islamic seminary (hawza), where he studied the modern and traditional curriculum in Islamic studies, including Islamic history, language, Islamic law and jurisprudence, hadith, and Quranic studies. Moulana then returned to the US, where he continued his studies and obtained a graduate degree (MA/PhDc) from Stanford University. He is interested in spreading the peaceful and productive message of Islam and the school of the Ahl al-Bayt (a.s) and has published and spoken on a variety of topics across the nation. He is interested in community building, outreach, and educational activities and his duties include holding weekly programs, leading Friday prayers, and participating in the Sunday School.