Alaa Mohammad is a Community Specialist with The Family and Youth Institute. She is completing her Bachelor’s in Psychology, Certificates in Childhood & Adolescence Studies, as well as Cultures & Communities Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. In addition, she is pursuing independent studies in Quranic exegesis.

Her prior experience includes serving as an educator in various community schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as well as working closely with teens and young adults in one-on-one mentorship programs. Her interests include integrating psychology and religious studies to expand the field of Islamic Psychology.

Alaa has served the community for over a decade primarily in the area of youth development and community organizing.