Anar Amin is a regional academic lead for ITREB who oversees 20 Jamat Khanas in the U.S and has spent over a decade in the Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP). She went into the STEP system after a personal tragedy put her on a path of rediscovering her faith. On this episode, we learn more about Anar’s childhood and upbringing, her travels teaching in different cities and countries—from Los Angeles to Germany, and her advice for aspiring educators. 

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Learn more about STEP

For those interested in learning more about Muslim Societies and Civilizations or aspiring to be STEP educators, you can pick up any of the Secondary Curriculums published by The Institute of Ismaili Studies here. STEP educators also teach these modules in Religious Education Classes worldwide. 

Daughters of Abraham book club

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Books Mentioned: 

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

Braving the Wilderness by Brené Brown

No God But God by Reza Aslan

A Short History of Ismailis by Dr. Farhad Daftry

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho